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Craig's Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Clyst St Mary, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7097 / 50°42'35"N

Longitude: -3.4535 / 3°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 297467

OS Northings: 91017

OS Grid: SX974910

Mapcode National: GBR P3.1WBQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37N6.GDL

Entry Name: Craig's Cottages

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86168

Location: Sowton, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Sowton

Built-Up Area: Clyst St Mary

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clyst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SOWTON BISHOP'S CLYST
SX 99 SE
1/33 Nos. 1, 2 & 3 Craig's Cottages
-

- II

Row of 3 cottages set well back from the village street. Late-C16 house remodelled
in the C17, with later alterations. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled end
synthetic slate roof. The original plan is not known; it is now a 4-room house in
a straight block; one axial and end stacks with brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: 7-window range; all windows (5 to ground floor) and the 3 doors are late-
C20.
Rear: of no. 3 (the right-hand cottage) has a 3-light timber window, C17, with
cyma recta surround, and ovolo moulded jambs and mullions.
Interior: the roof extends the entire length of the row and is the earliest part
of the building : 2 jointed crucks visible in no. 3 (there are apparently two
others in nos. 1 and 2), principals chamfered, morticed and pegged at apex, the
collars half-dovetailed. Principal ground floor room of no. 3 with one and two
half beams, chamfered with scroll stops; another similar ceiling beam in the
chamber above this room. Heavitree stone fireplace served by axial stack. Other
internal features noticed by Dr Alcock, together with a moulded wall plate, no
longer survive.
N W Alcock, 'Houses in an East Devon Parish', Trans.Devon Assoc., 94 (1962), pp.
220-1; figs.15, 18; plate 18.


Listing NGR: SX9746791017

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