KNIGHTS COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1388364
Date first listed:
12-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
KNIGHTS COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
KNIGHTS 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 76963 13461

Details

SS 71 SE EAST WORLINGTON WEST WORLINGTON

1619/8/10005 Knights Cottage

GV II

House. Circa early C18. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Corrugated asbestos hipped roof. Lateral stack at back with rebuilt brick shaft. PLAN: 2-room plan, the larger right hand [NW] room with lateral fireplace at the back; the left hand [SE] unheated room has been subdivided and a new staircase installed. The right hand room might have been open to the roof originally. Built on sloping site, the higher end to the right. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window NE front with 2-light casements with glazing bars; doorway on left with C20 glazed door. Various casment windows with glazing bars on SE end and at the rear; at centre of rear [SW] there is a C20 glazed door and to is right a small weatherboarded outshut. INTERIOR: The NW room has a lateral stone fireplace at the back with an unchamfered timber lintel and a cloam oven with its cloam door, over which is a cast-iron door; the floor over the NW room is more recent. The SE room has been subdivided and a staircase installed at the front. Simple collar-truss roof structure, the collars lapped and pegged to the principals, which have mortice and tenoned apexes; no common-rafters, but horizontal battens span bays between the trusses, and the thatch was laid directly on top. The whole roof structure is lightly smoke-blackened. The thatch has been removed and a modern structure has been built over the old roof.



Listing NGR: SS7696513465

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476373
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: 05 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/13422/06
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