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

Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 62893 13672


ASHREIGNEY COTTWOOD SS 61 SW 6/34 Blacksmith's Cottage GV II Cottage. Late C16 possibly with earlier origins, with C20 addition. Rendered cob walls. Gable ended slate roof. Brick axial stack. Plan: original plan not entirely clear - probably either 2 or 3 rooms but may have been truncated at left-hand end. Large heated room at the centre with axial stack at its left end and unheated room beyond it. At the right end of the large room is a very narrow room which was formerly heated by a gable end stack but it may be that both the stack and partition with the large room are subsequent insertions. C20 addition at left-hand end. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of early C20 2-light casements, single light to left on ground floor. Gabled C20 porch to right of centre with part-glazed door. C20 flat roofed addition at left-hand end. Interior: main room has open fireplace with narrow chamfered wooden lintel and straight-cut stops. Over partition to small room is chamfered cross beam with pyramid stops. One of the roof timbers has a slightly curved foot and another is jointed at the front into a post going down into the wall. No access to roof-space.

Listing NGR: SS6289313672


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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: 19 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10315/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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