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Lower Cottwood Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashreigney, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9127 / 50°54'45"N

Longitude: -3.9749 / 3°58'29"W

OS Eastings: 261262

OS Northings: 114441

OS Grid: SS612144

Mapcode National: GBR KV.QWBH

Mapcode Global: FRA 26KP.H8M

Entry Name: Lower Cottwood Cottage

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90817

Location: Ashreigney, Torridge, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Ashreigney

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashreigney St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ASHREIGNEY COTTWOOD
SS 61 SW
6/92 Lower Cottwood Cottage
GV II
Cottage. Circa early C18 with C19 and C20 additions. Plastered cob and rubble
walls. Gable ended asbestos slate roof. Projecting plastered rubble stack with
brick shaft at right gable end.
Plan: originally likely to have had 1-room plan although it is possible that there
was a very small service room at the left-hand end. Fireplace at right gable end.
1 storey addition made at right-hand end with C20 leanto added against the end of
it.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front. 3 to ground floor. C19
casement with small panes at centre on ground floor, otherwise early c20 2 and 3-
light casements, all in small, probably original, openings. Lower gabled ended C19
addition at right-hand end has 2 C20 casements and a C20 leanto against its right
gablew end. In the wall of the original section, towards the left-hand end are 2
small bee-boles.
Interior inaccessible at time of survey but seen to contain an open fireplace with
wooden lintel.
This is a relatively unaltered cottage which still retains an unspoilt and
traditional appearance.


Listing NGR: SS6126214441

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