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Corner Cottage and hodge's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dolton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8912 / 50°53'28"N

Longitude: -4.0339 / 4°2'2"W

OS Eastings: 257044

OS Northings: 112156

OS Grid: SS570121

Mapcode National: GBR KR.S5XC

Mapcode Global: FRA 26FR.B7Z

Plus Code: 9C2QVXR8+FC

Entry Name: Corner Cottage and hodge's Cottage

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90871

Location: Dolton, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Town: 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

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Corner Cottage and Hodge's Cottage


Pair of cottages. Circa mid C17 with early C18 and C20 additions. Plastered cob
walls. Gable-ended thatch roof, slate and corrugated asbestos to rear extensions.
Axial brick stack and one at each gable-end, rendered rubble lateral stack with
brick shaft to rear wing.
Plan: pair of 2-room plan cottages, Hodge's to the right, is larger with a central
entrance hall and early C18 rear kitchen wing behind right-hand room. Small C18
extension at left end of Corner Cottage. C19 and C20 minor rear extensions.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front, 2 to each cottage. Corner
cottage to left has early C20 3-light casements on lst floor, C19 small-paned 2-
light casements to ground floor. Central early C19 6-panel door. Probably C18 1-
window extension at left-hand end with C20 2-light casements. Hodge's Cottage has 4
windows on ground floor. All windows are C19 small-paned 3-light casements apart
from C20 2-light casement to left of centre on ground floor. Blocked window
opening at centre on 1st floor. To right of centre is probably C19 door with tall
recessed panel. Wing extends behind right-hand end.
Interior: of Hodge's Cottage has chamfered and hollow step-stopped cross beams in
left-hand room. Open fireplace with roughly chamfered wooden lintel to rear wing.
C18 or C19 insubstantial straight principal rafters.
These cottages preserve a very picturesque traditional appearance.

Listing NGR: SS5704412156

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