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Latitude: 50.5091 / 50°30'32"N
Longitude: -3.6151 / 3°36'54"W
OS Eastings: 285572
OS Northings: 68942
OS Grid: SX855689
Mapcode National: GBR QR.76W7
Mapcode Global: FRA 379Q.CFC
Entry Name: Yeoman's Cottage
Listing Date: 17 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097357
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84720
Location: Abbotskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12
Civil Parish: Abbotskerswell
Built-Up Area: Abbotskerswell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Abbotskerswell The Blessed Virgin Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 86 NE ABBOTSKERSWELL MAIN STREET
3/16 Yeoman's Cottage (formerly listed
- as premises occupied by Sinclair
opposite Ford Road)
Cottage, formerly a pair but originally probably one. Mid C17 with probably C18
wing and C20 addition. Rendered rubble/cob walls. Thatched roof, gabled at either
end and half-hipped to wing. 2 rendered rubble gable end stacks with dripcourses.
Originally probably 2 heated room plan with gable end fireplaces and possibly with
central passage, newel stairs to side of both stacks one may be inserted. Rear wing
added behind right-hand room probably in the C18. Divided into 2 cottages probably
in C18 when second stairs may have been added as well as wing at rear of left hand
room. Converted back to one in late C20.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2 window front of circa early C20 2-light casements with
glazing bars. Central open fronted porch over which the thatched roof extends,
supported at the front on wooden Tuscan columns at either side. Behind are a pair
of C20 stable type doors. At left-hand gable end on the ground floor is a probably
original C17 2-light wood mullioned window, ovolo moulded, with leaded lights. At
the rear of this gable end the wall is slightly curved for the newel stairs. Set
back from this gable end is a small C20 extension.
Interior: left-hand room has fireplace with chamfered wood lintel and hollow step
stops. Adjoining wood newel stairs to rear. Right-hand room has fireplace with
chamfered wooden lintel that has ogee stops. Adjoining wood newel stairs at the
rear. Roof has fairly insubstantial possibly C18 straight principals.
Listing NGR: SX8557268942
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