BRANDIRONS CORNER COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306246
Date first listed:
20-May-1985
Statutory Address:
BRANDIRONS CORNER COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRANDIRONS CORNER COTTAGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Copplestone
National Grid Reference:
SS 78824 02396

Details

SS 70 SE CREDITON HAMLETS

2/58 Brandirons Corner Cottage

II



Cottage. C18 with C19 and C20 alterations.

MATERIALS: Plastered cob on a rubble stone plinth. Rubble stone stack with late C20 brick above roof level. Slate roof replaces thatch.

PLAN: Two storey, two room plan cottage with heated room to south-west end. C19 lean-to to the north-east end. C20 conservatory to principal elevation.

EXTERIOR: Central C19 plank door with six light casement windows to either side and to first floor. No openings to rear exposed cob wall. Single storey lean-to to north-west end. C20 conservatory to front elevation with slate roof, linking Brandirons Corner Cottage to a mid-C19 house (not of interest).

INTERIOR: Entrance leads directly into the principal heated room. The fireplace has a bread oven and C19 over mantle. Room to the right of entrance includes the renewed timber winder staircase. The roof has renewed rafters but retains its principal trusses and purlins. Internal doors are C19 plank doors.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION Brandirons Corner Cottage is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * A good example of a vernacular cottage constructed of cob with a rubble stone plinth and stack * The legibility of the original two room plan * It retains the principal trusses and purlins of its historic roof structure

Listing NGR: SS7882002398

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
95159
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05433/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Saunders. Source Historic England Archive
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