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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
Entry Name: Easter Cottage
Listing Date: 2 December 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097740
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85766
Location: Haccombe with Combe, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12
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
SX 90 71
16/103 Easter Cottage
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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