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3 and 5, the Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6595 / 50°39'34"N

Longitude: -3.3023 / 3°18'8"W

OS Eastings: 308042

OS Northings: 85235

OS Grid: SY080852

Mapcode National: GBR P7.71T2

Mapcode Global: FRA 37ZB.F8Z

Entry Name: 3 and 5, the Green

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Last Amended: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86372

Location: Otterton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Otterton

Built-Up Area: Otterton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Otterton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SY 0885
7/171 Nos. 3 and 5 (formerly listed as
Nos. 7 and 8)
2 cottages, originally one house. Late C18-early C19. Plastered cob on stone
rubble footings; stone rubble or brick stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch
roof, replaced with slate to rear.
The original house has a 2-room plan facing north onto the Green. Central through-
passage containing the stairs. End stacks shared with adjoining cottages, Nos.1 and
7. Kitchen outshot to rear of right room with stack backing onto main block. In
the mid or late C19 the house was divided into 2. No.5 occupies the right room and
kitchen outshot. No.3 occupies the passage, right room and rear outshot. 2
Symmetry of front is upset by different sized windows. Ground floor left is an
early C19 curving bay window. It is fixed pane with glazing bars and 30 panes. The
frame has flanking panelled pilasters and a plain entablature with a narrow dentil
cornice. The sill has a wrought iron basket-like window-box. The rest are late
C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Central doorway (to No.3) contains 4-
fielded panel door with pedimented doorcase, the entablature of which is enriched
with lozenge-shaped florettes. At the right end is the inserted doorway to No.5, a
C19 6-panel door.
Interior. No carpentry is exposed. Most of the joinery detail is C19. Roof not
Nos. 3 and 5 The Green form part of a row of attractive contemporary cottages near
the Church of St Michael (q.v.) and Otterton Mill (q.v.). The cottages are an
unusual mixture of vernacular cob and thatch with polite detail to the doorways and
some windows.

Listing NGR: SY0804285235

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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