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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in East Budleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6555 / 50°39'19"N

Longitude: -3.3132 / 3°18'47"W

OS Eastings: 307265

OS Northings: 84804

OS Grid: SY072848

Mapcode National: GBR P6.NJTH

Mapcode Global: FRA 37YB.P1Z

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 4 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86268

Location: East Budleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: East Budleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Budleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

EAST BUDLEIGH FROGMORE ROAD
SY 0684
8/68 The Cottage
4.5.84
II
Cottage. Mid-late C17. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings; cob or stone rubble
stacks topped with C19 brick; thatch roof.
2-room plan cottage facing south. End stacks. The larger room is that to right
(east) and this has a gable-end entry in front of the stack. However, a cupboard
alcove inside suggests the possibility that the original door was at the right end
of this front. Newel stair in rear projecting turret. The left room was originally
divided into 2 small rooms by an axial partition but this has now been removed. The
stack this end may be secondary. C20 kitchen extension left end rear. Main cottage
is 2 storeys.
2-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Doorway containing C20 door now
in right end. The original doorway was possibly ground floor right. Roof is gable-
ended.
Interior: in the larger room the orginal soffit-chamfered crossbeam is exposed but
the fireplace is blocked by a C20 grate. The smaller room has a C20 beam marking
the line of the axial partition and the grate is C20. The roof over the larger bed-
chamber is carried on a side-pegged jointed cruck roof truss. Roofspace is
inaccessible.
A well-preserved example of a very small C17 house. Houses of this size and date
are rare in Devon. If the gable-end entry is the original then the plan form is
again rare for Devon, though not so in Somerset.


Listing NGR: SY0726584804

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