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Mid Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 95605 02974


SILVERTON FORE STREET (east side) SS 90 SE Silverton 7/245 - - No. 28 (Ivy Cottage) GV II Detached house. C15 or early C16 with later alterations. Roughcast cob, with some stone, stone footings. Half-hipped thatched roof. Formerly a 3-room, through- passage plan, with lower end to left of passage the higher end originally open to the roof, and a rear parlour wing forming an L-shaped plan overall. Front, lateral, external stack with paired set offs and brick shaft heats hall; rear stack (now internal) with brick shaft, heats parlour; lower end once heated by a now dismantled external end stack. 2-storeys. Front: 4-window range; 2-light C19 casement windows to first floor, 3-panes per light with margin panes; 3 similar windows to ground floor, with a C20 single-light window in addition. 3-light casement window to wing, with 10 leaded panes per light. Interior: Hall with 1 and 2 half beams, axial, chamfered, with ovolo-mouldings; fireplace with deep cavetto moulding to wooden lintel and stone jambs. Roughly chamfered axial beam to parlour. No ancient features visible to lower end, although it is possible that screens survive to either side of through-passage. Roof: 3 (probably jointed) crucks; apex morticed and pegged, diagonal ridge-piece; 1 cranked collar, the others straight and replaced; the hall and parlour roof smoke-blackened (the parlour less heavily so than the hall); lower end roof clean.

Listing NGR: SS9560502974


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

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Date: 01 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10597/22
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