CHURCH COTTAGE, MIDDLE COTTAGE AND LOWER COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1325474
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH COTTAGE, MIDDLE COTTAGE AND LOWER COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH COTTAGE, MIDDLE COTTAGE AND LOWER COTTAGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
East Worlington
National Grid Reference:
SS 76974 13471

Details

EAST WORLINGTON WEST WORLINGTON SS 71 SE 8/32 Church Cottage, Middle Cottage 20.2.67 and Lower Cottage GV II Row of 3 cottages, perhaps the rearrangement of church house. Late C16 or C17 with later alteration and extension. Rubble and cob, some render; straw-thatched gabled roofs. Plan: long range of 1:3:1 rooms, centre room built forward, through-passage way to churchyard between left and centre room; 2 end rooms with gable end brick stacks, left with oven, centre room with axial brick stack also with an oven. Exterior: 2 storeys, 2:2:2 windows, centre projects 2-light C19 casements with glazing bars. Door opening to each cottage, with a C20 door to Church Cottage to left in a lean-to outshut on front, Middle Cottage to centre with a thatched pent porch; Lower Cottage to right with slated pent porch. Middle Cottage with projecting C18 wrought-iron lamp bracket with scrolling and lamp holder. Through- passageway to right of Church Cottage leading to the churchyard of Church of St Mary (q.v.), semi-circular head, rubble surround, C18 ornamental iron gate with spear capping; pitched stone pavement; at rear end a 3-barred old wooden stile; over the passageway 2 chamfered and stepped-stopped beams, that to rear with later brackets on stone corbels. Rear elevation of cottages facing onto churchyard of Church of St Mary, 3 small C19 casements; lean-to-with slate roof. Interior: Middle Cottage with fireplace with a wooden bressumer; Lower Cottage with an exposed truss of a jointed cruck showing on the outside at first floor level; remainder of interiors not seen. It is thought that the building may once have been a church house, although there is no direct evidence for this. Roof: not fully seen.

Listing NGR: SS7697513475

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
97437
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: 07 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/12195/17
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