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Saxons

A Grade II Listed Building in Whimple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7715 / 50°46'17"N

Longitude: -3.3621 / 3°21'43"W

OS Eastings: 304046

OS Northings: 97759

OS Grid: SY040977

Mapcode National: GBR P5.7PMN

Mapcode Global: FRA 37V1.N0B

Entry Name: Saxons

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86985

Location: Whimple, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Whimple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Whimple St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WHIMPLE KNOWLE CROSS
SY 0497-0597
10/227 Saxons
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GV II

Small cottage. Mid - late C19, modernised circa 1980. Plastered cob and stone
rubble; stone rubble stack topped with C19 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: small 2-room plan cottage facing north-east. The large left (south-east)
room has a gable-end stack. 2 storeys with circa 1980 single storey extension on
the left end.
Exterior: symmetrical 2-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars, the
smaller first floor windows have thatch eyebrows over. Central doorway contains a
C20 2-flap door with contemporary shingle-roofed porch. Roof is hipped both ends.
Interior: has plain carpentry detail where exposed.
Saxons is one of an attractive group of small thatch-roofed cottages at Knowle
Cross. It is the only cottage here which does not appear on the 1845 parish tithe
map.


Listing NGR: SY0404697759

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