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Easter Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Haccombe with Combe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5322 / 50°31'56"N

Longitude: -3.5476 / 3°32'51"W

OS Eastings: 290409

OS Northings: 71415

OS Grid: SX904714

Mapcode National: GBR P1.3MD4

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GN.FQ2

Plus Code: 9C2RGFJ2+VW

Entry Name: Easter Cottage

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85766

Location: Haccombe with Combe, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Haccombe with Combe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Combeinteignhead All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House. Probably mid C17 in origin, the left end rebuilt in the C18 or C19, C20
extension at extreme left end, on the site of former adjoining outbuilding.
Whitewashed and plastered, probably cob on stone rubble footings ; thatched roof,
gabled at ends, addition tiled ; axial stack with rendered shaft, front left corner
Plan: Probably a 2 or 3 room and through passage plan in origin, lower end to the
left. The higher end is divided between a high quality heated room, stack backing on
to former passage, and a second unheated room. The left-hand end of the house
appears to have been rebuilt in the C18 or C19 with a rear outshut.
Exterior: End on to the street. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front with a C20
door to left of centre to the former passage (opposed rear door) and a further C20
doorway to the right hand room. C20 2- and 3-light timber windows with glazing bars.
The rear elevation has 2 first floor windows and 2 ground floor windows. The rear
entrance is into the outshut.
Interior: The right-hand rooms have fine ovolo-moulded crossbeams with elaborate urn
stops. The axial stack fireplace has a timber lintel and bread oven. Mortises for
the former lower end partition to the passage survive in a crossbeam, the lower end
room has thinly-spaced exposed crossbeams a corner fireplace and a rear right stair.
Roof: Not thoroughly inspected but there are two types of roof truss, a probably late
C18 or C19 type over the lower end and, at a lower level, below old thatch, a truss
with a lap dovetailed collar, probably mid C17, over the heated room.
One of a row of closely-spaced C17 and earlier houses in the village, end on to the

Listing NGR: SX9040971415

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