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Cliff View Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Branscombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6911 / 50°41'27"N

Longitude: -3.1388 / 3°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 319653

OS Northings: 88557

OS Grid: SY196885

Mapcode National: GBR PC.741K

Mapcode Global: FRA 4797.YTG

Entry Name: Cliff View Cottages

Listing Date: 21 November 1978

Last Amended: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88708

Location: Branscombe, East Devon, Devon, EX12

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Branscombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Branscombe St Winifred

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text



SY 18 NE BRANSCOMBE BRANSCOMBE

7/36 Nos. 1 and 2 Cliff View Cottages
- (formerly listed as Nos. 1, 2 and
21.ll.78 3 Cliff View Cottages)
GV II

2 cottages, formerly 3 cottages. Probably late C18 - early C19, thoroughly
renovated in 1978. Plastered stone rubble, maybe some cob; stone rubble stacks
topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof, replaced with slate to rear.
Plan: pair of contemporary cottages facing south-east. No. 1 is the left (south-
west) cottage and it has a 2-room plan. No. 2 is the right cottage and it has a 3-
room plan. There is an axial stack in the party wall between the cottages which
serves back-to-back fireplaces. The left room of No. 1 has a rear corner stack. No.
2 occupies 2 former cottages. In 1978 No. 3 Cliff View Cottages was incorporated
into No. 3. It was a 1-room plan cottage at the right end. Any stack it had is now
disused. Both cottages are 2 storeys with probably integral outshots across the
rear.
Exterior: overall 5-window front of C19 and C20 replacement casements with glazing
bars. The 3 original doorways still remain and all contain 1978 doors; the outer
ones are plank doors and the centre one is glazed. The roof is gable-ended to right
and half-hipped to left.
Interior was not available for inspection at the time of this survey although it is
reported that the little carpentry which is exposed is plainly-finished.


Listing NGR: SY1965088559

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