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Howard's, Halycon Cottage and sunnyside House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dolton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8908 / 50°53'26"N

Longitude: -4.034 / 4°2'2"W

OS Eastings: 257039

OS Northings: 112113

OS Grid: SS570121

Mapcode National: GBR KR.S5WD

Mapcode Global: FRA 26FR.B71

Plus Code: 9C2QVXR8+8C

Entry Name: Howard's, Halycon Cottage and sunnyside House

Listing Date: 21 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90865

Location: Dolton, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Dolton

Built-Up Area: Dolton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dolton St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: House Thatched cottage

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FORE STREET (south side), Dolton

SS 5712

Howard's, Halcyon Cottage and
Sunnyside House


Row of 3 cottages possibly originally 4. Mid C17 to early C18. Rendered and
plastered cob walls. Gable-ended thatch roof. 3 brick axial stacks.
Plan: differing plan forms suggest the cottages may have developed sequentially.
Howard's is definitely C17 and has a larger heated room to the left and small
service room to the right. Halcyon Cottage has a single room plan. Sunnyside at
present consists of 3 rooms, of which the right-hand one used to be a shop, but it
may formerly have been 2 cottages.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Howard's has a regular 2-window front of C20 1, 2 and 3-light
casements with a C20 part-glazed door to right of centre under a thatch doorhood.
Halcyon has asymmetrical 2-window front of C20 sashes without glazing bars with C20
part-glazed door to left. Sunnyside has long asymmetrical 3-window front of circa
late C19 4-pane sashes on the 1st floor and ground floor apart from late C19 or
early C20 shop front to right. C19 panelled and part-glazed door to left of centre.
1st floor windows have gables in thatch above with decorative bargeboards.
Interior: Howard's has open fireplace which appears to have been rebuilt but has
ovolo-moulded wooden lintel suggesting a C17 date. Feet of rough straight principle
rafters visible on 1st floor.
To include decorative C19 iron railings to garden area at right end of Sunnyside.

Listing NGR: SS5703912113

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