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Sexton's Cottage tumbleweed

A Grade II Listed Building in Combe Raleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8158 / 50°48'56"N

Longitude: -3.1928 / 3°11'33"W

OS Eastings: 316067

OS Northings: 102478

OS Grid: ST160024

Mapcode National: GBR LX.XWH2

Mapcode Global: FRA 466Y.1ZK

Entry Name: Sexton's Cottage tumbleweed

Listing Date: 27 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87129

Location: Combe Raleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Combe Raleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Combe Raleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SY 10 SE

6/128 Sexton's Cottage and Tumbleweed


2 adjoining cottages. Probably C18, Sexton's Cottage, to the left, may be slightly
earlier than Tumbleweed. Colourwashed, rendered stone rubble; thatched roof with a
plain ridge, hipped at ends; axial stack at junction between the cottages, rear
lateral stack to Sexton's Cottage.
Plan: Sexton's Cottage is single depth, now one room on plan but probably originally
divided into a heated room at the left and unheated service room to the right;
Tumbleweed (interior not inspected on survey (1988)) is probably 2 rooms wide.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:2 window front, Sexton's to the left with a
central C20 porch and 2-light C20 timber casements with glazing bars. Tumbleweed has
a C20 lean-to porch to the right and 2-light C20 timber casements with glazing bars.
Interior: Sexton's has a large open fireplace to the lateral stack, formerly with a
bread oven; The fireplace has a chamfered lintel and one chamfered jamb.
Roof: Apex not inspected but timbers visible upstairs suggest that the trusses are
pegged A frames.

Listing NGR: ST1606702478

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

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