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Latitude: 50.659 / 50°39'32"N
Longitude: -3.529 / 3°31'44"W
OS Eastings: 292020
OS Northings: 85488
OS Grid: SX920854
Mapcode National: GBR P1.F6F6
Mapcode Global: FRA 37HB.GZ0
Entry Name: Thirlby Cottage
Listing Date: 2 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85849
Location: Kenn, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6
Civil Parish: Kenn
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Kenn St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 98 NW
2/180 Thirlby Cottage
House. Circa mid C17 origins, with some C20 remodelling. Whitewashed rendered stone,
thatched roof, hipped at left end, gabled at right end ; right end stack, rear left
Plan: Single depth 2 room plan with a central passage, the house extended at the left
end on the site of a former outbuilding as one room over a garage.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front with a gabled C20 porch to right of
centre into the cross passage with C17 timber chamfered doorframe. Small pane C19
timber casements (those to the extension re-used from an old cottage), C20 garage
door ground floor left.
Interior: The right-hand room has the remains of a chamfered doorframe from the
passage, a massive exposed chamfered crossbeam, exposed joists and a blocked
fireplace, probably concealing an early lintel and jambs. The left-hand room has an
exposed scroll-stopped crossbeam, an early fireplace may survive behind the present
arrangement. Winder stair at rear of passage is secondary, position of original
Roof: Not inspected but may be of interest.
Listing NGR: SX9202085488
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