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Fuschia Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9436 / 50°56'37"N

Longitude: -4.0827 / 4°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 253778

OS Northings: 118084

OS Grid: SS537180

Mapcode National: GBR KP.NZGN

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BM.38F

Entry Name: Fuschia Cottage

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91830

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST GILES KINSCOTT
SS 51 NW IN THE WOOD
18/211 Fuschia Cottage
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GV II

Cottage. Late C17 or C18, enlarged circa 1880. The older part is plastered stone
rubble with cob; stone rubble stack topped with C19 brick; thatch roof. The
extension is exposed, snecked local stone with brick dressings and quoins; the stack
is similar, slate roof.
Plan: 3-room plan cottage facing south-south-east, say south. The older part to left
(west) was built as a 2-room plan cottage. The larger left room has a gable-end
stack with projecting oven housing was the living room. Small unheated service room
to right is now used as a kitchen. Circa 1880 a parlour was added on the right
(east) end. It is set back from the front of the old cottage and has a projecting
gable-end stack. 2 storeys with lean-to outshut on the right end.
Exterior: Irregular 2:2-window front of late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars.
Doorway to the older section of left contains a late C19 - early C20 plank door and
the right section has a late C19 part-glazed plank door behind a C19 porch.
Interior: has plain carpentry detail where exposed. Roof not inspected although the
bottoms of straight principals show on the first floor.
Fuschia Cottage is part of a group of attractive listed buildings in the hamlet of
Kingscott.


Listing NGR: SS5377818084

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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