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Key Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Petrockstow, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8724 / 50°52'20"N

Longitude: -4.1115 / 4°6'41"W

OS Eastings: 251528

OS Northings: 110221

OS Grid: SS515102

Mapcode National: GBR KN.TB8K

Mapcode Global: FRA 268S.Q1W

Plus Code: 9C2QVVCQ+X9

Entry Name: Key Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91020

Location: Petrockstow, Torridge, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Petrockstow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Petrockstowe St Petrock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Cottage Thatched cottage

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5/46 Key Cottage

- II
Small house. Circa mid to later C17 with C19 addition. Rendered cob and rubble
walls. Thatch roof gabled to left end hipped to right. Brick axial stack and 1 at
left gable-end.
Plan: 3-room plan - the 2 rooms to the right are heated by the axial stack between
them, tne left-hand room by the stack on its end wall. C19 outshut added along rear
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front, 2 half dormers to 1st floor
which are late C20 2-light casements. C20 smaller 2 and 3-light casements below.
C20 lean-to porch towards left-hand end with stable-type door. Similar door to
right under slate doorhood.
Interior: central room has chamfered wooden lintel which has had the date 1799
inscribed on it. Rebuilt fireplace to right-hand room. Roof structure may be late
C17 and consists of straight principals with collars pegged onto them.

Listing NGR: SS5152810221

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