GROOM'S COTTAGE AT ASHCOMBE TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308700

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1988

Statutory Address: GROOM'S COTTAGE AT ASHCOMBE TOWER

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Location

Statutory Address: GROOM'S COTTAGE AT ASHCOMBE TOWER

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge (District Authority)

Parish: Ashcombe

National Grid Reference: SX 92741 77619

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SX 97 NW ASHCOMBE

8/3 Groom's Cottage at Ashcombe Tower -

GV II

Groom's Cottage at the entrance to the drive to Ashcombe Tower (q.v.). Designed by Brian O'Rorke and contemporary with Ashcombe Tower, designed 1933-6. Stone rubble, whitewashed and rendered with rusticated stone quoins, similar to those at Ashcombe Tower ; thatched roof, half-hipped at ends ; central axial stack with rusticated stone shaft. Free Vernacular Revival style, similar to the exterior of the house. Plan: 2 rooms wide wih a central entrance and rear service rooms in an outshut. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a central front door with rusticated jambs and a flat porch canopy on brackets. 2-light casement windows with glazing bars, one on either side of the door and one first floor window above. Interior: Not inspected. The cottage is part of a stable yard which originally included garages and petrol pumps. The yard buildings were all thatched, the Groom's Cottage is the only surviving thatched building in the group.

"Ashcombe Tower, South Devon", Country Life, Feb 13 (1937).

Listing NGR: SX9274177619

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 85665

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1937)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

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