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Latitude: 50.8595 / 50°51'34"N
Longitude: -3.2229 / 3°13'22"W
OS Eastings: 314026
OS Northings: 107381
OS Grid: ST140073
Mapcode National: GBR LW.V1BS
Mapcode Global: FRA 464T.N7D
Entry Name: Autumn Cottage
Listing Date: 16 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098260
English Heritage Legacy ID: 86590
Location: Dunkeswell, East Devon, Devon, EX14
Civil Parish: Dunkeswell
Built-Up Area: Dunkeswell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Dunkeswell St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 10 NW
5/35 Autumn Cottage (Persley Cottage on
House, formerly a pair of cottages. Late C18 - early C19. Plastered local stone
and flint rubble, the front plaster lightly incised as ashlar; stone rubble stacks
with plastered chimneyshafts; thatch roof.
Plan: the house faces west. Originally it was a pair of contemporary mirror-plan
cottages. Each former cottage had a smaller unheated inner room and outer room with
projecting gable-end stack. Both had a central fornt doorway but that to the former
right cottage has now been blocked. The 2 cottages were united in the C20. 2
Exterior: 4-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Each former cottage
had a 2-window front arranged about a central doorway. The right doorway is blocked
and the left doorway contains a C20 part-glazed door behind a contemporary thatch
roof porch on plain posts. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior: is largely the result of C20 modernisations although the basic layout
(and structure) is preserved. No beams are exposed. The left fireplace is
plastered stone rubble with a chamfered date lintel, the right fireplace has been
rebuilt. Roof not inspected.
Listing NGR: ST1402607381
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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