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The Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Petrockstowe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8625 / 50°51'45"N

Longitude: -4.113 / 4°6'46"W

OS Eastings: 251389

OS Northings: 109128

OS Grid: SS513091

Mapcode National: GBR KN.TXJM

Mapcode Global: FRA 268T.HFR

Plus Code: 9C2QVV7P+2Q

Entry Name: The Square

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91036

Location: Petrockstow, Torridge, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Petrockstow

Built-Up Area: Petrockstowe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Petrockstowe St Petrock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 50 NW
8/62 Nos. 3, 4 5 and 6 The Square
- II
Group of 4 attached cottages. Late C17 to early C18 with C19 additions. Plastered
cob walls. Gable-ended thatch roof. 3 brick stacks - 1 at each gable end and 1
Plan: L-shaped plan with 2 cottages forming each wing - the left-hand wing at least
is likely to have originally been 1 house. Each cottage in it now consists of an
outer principal heated room and a very small inner room. No's 3 and 4 which
comprise the right-hand wing each have only 1-room with C19 outshuts at the rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Nos 3 and 4 to the right have an asymmetrical 2:2 window
front of mainly early C20 2-light casements by but No. 4 to left has a C19 part-
leaded pane casement on 1st floor to left and a 3-light casement below C20 plank
door to the right adjoining circa early C20 part-glazed door to No.3. Nos 5 and 6
project from the left end of No.4, No. 5 in the corner. Only having a very small
frontage with 2-light C19 leaded pane casement above plank door. No. 6 to left has
small 2-light casements on lst floor C20 to left partly C19 leaded pane to right
with C20 part-glazed lean-to porch below.
Interior: of No. 5 only inspected - contained small brick open fireplace with
chamfered and stopped wooden lintel. Rough straight principal rafters. Features of
interest such as open fireplaces and ceiling are likely to survive in the other

Listing NGR: SS5138909128

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