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Fairbrook Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in North Bovey, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6388 / 50°38'19"N

Longitude: -3.7837 / 3°47'1"W

OS Eastings: 273966

OS Northings: 83642

OS Grid: SX739836

Mapcode National: GBR QF.F5PL

Mapcode Global: FRA 27YD.5R9

Entry Name: Fairbrook Cottage

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85124

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

4/192 Fairbrook Cottage

Small house. Early C19. Rendered granite rubble walls with brick gable end stacks.
Thatched roof with gable ends.
Plan of central stairhall with large heated room either side and smaller service
rooms behind. Small room to the far left perhaps originally summerhouse, C20
extensions at rear.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with central door, small separate section to
far left. First floor windows 2-light late C20 casements originally horizontal
sliding sashes (photograph 1950), roof raised in slight eyebrows above windows.
Front door probably original panelled door top panels now glazed. Symmetrically
placed either side are original French windows with marginal lights. Extending
almost the whole length is a verandah with hipped slate roof supported on wooden
posts, probably original. To far left is attached small 2 storey Gothick
summerhouse with pointed arched doorway and similar window above, battlemented at
the top, possibly re-using old materials. Adjoining front of house to the right is
tall granite rubble garden wall incorporating, next to the house, a re-used granite
4-centred arched doorway with roll mouldings and chamfered plinth. C20 two storey
extensions at rear.
Interior contains early C19 staircase with turned newels and stick balusters.
Arched recesses beside fireplaces. Panelled surrounds to French windows.

Listing NGR: SX7396683642

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