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The Old Post Office, Ivy Cottage and Ingrik (Row of Cottages at South-East Corner of Green)

A Grade II Listed Building in North Bovey, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6408 / 50°38'26"N

Longitude: -3.7828 / 3°46'58"W

OS Eastings: 274033

OS Northings: 83862

OS Grid: SX740838

Mapcode National: GBR QF.F5XK

Mapcode Global: FRA 27ZC.S4H

Entry Name: The Old Post Office, Ivy Cottage and Ingrik (Row of Cottages at South-East Corner of Green)

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85183

Location: North Bovey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: North Bovey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Bovey St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH BOVEY NORTH BOVEY
SX 78 SW
4/249 The Old Post Office, Ivy Cottage
-
23.8.55 and Ingrik (row of cottages at
south-east corner of Green)
GV II

Row of 3 cottages with attached outbuilding, reputedly former wheelwrights workshop.
Circa mid C17-C18 left-hand end of Ingrik is later extension. Rendered granite
rubble walls. 2 right-hand chimney stacks are squat granite rubble ones, the gable
end one has a drip course near the top. Central and left-hand chimneys are rendered
with brick shaft at the top. The 3 right-hand cottages have thatched roofs, gable
ended, the extension has a slate roof and the outbuilding a pantile roof.
Original plan uncertain but probably a row of 3 cottages. Right-hand cottage (The
Old Post Office) is larger than the other 2 originally were, it has direct entry and
2 large heated rooms. Other cottages also probably direct entry with one heated and
one unheated room. Outshuts added at rear.
2 storeys. The Old Post Office has asymmetrical 3-window front of C20 2- and 3-light
casements except for the ground floor right which is a large single light. All have
glazing bars. C20 mock Tudor door to right of centre in open-fronted rendered porch
with gabled thatched roof. Central cottage (Ivy Cottage) has asymmetrical 2-window
front, all C20 2- and 3-light casements with glazing bars. Wide, possibly C18
rendered stone porch with gabled thatched roof to left of centre. Probably C17
chamfered wooden doorframe with heavy studded plank door with strap hinges, possibly
original. Left-hand cottage (Ingrik) has asymmetrical 2-window front with 1 window
extension to the left and single storey outbuilding attached at the far left. C20
1-, 2- and 3-light casements with glazing bars. Rendered stone porch to left of
original cottage with thatched gable roof. Probably C18 doorframe with contemporary
plank door.
Interior of 'The Old Post Office' inspected, contained open fireplace with chamfered
wooden lintel and run-out stops. Interior of the other cottages not inspected, nor
were any of the roof structures seen.


Listing NGR: SX7403383862

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