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Thirlby Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenn, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85849

Location: Kenn, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Kenn

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenn St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

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
lateral stack.
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
stair unclear.
Roof: Not inspected but may be of interest.

Listing NGR: SX9202085488

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

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