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Crossway and Cross Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Monkleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9656 / 50°57'56"N

Longitude: -4.2007 / 4°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 245559

OS Northings: 120766

OS Grid: SS455207

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.MKN6

Mapcode Global: FRA 262K.K7S

Plus Code: 9C2QXQ8X+6P

Entry Name: Crossway and Cross Cottage

Listing Date: 19 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91463

Location: Monkleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Monkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Monkleigh St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Cottage

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17/145 Crossway and
Cross Cottage
House, now 2 dwellings. Late C16/early C17; late C19 external
alterations. Render over stone and cob; gabled slate roof; C20
rendered right end stack; C17 rendered external stone stack to
left gable end; similar lateral stack, to centre of front wall,
rebuilt at top c. 1986. 4-unit plan with parlour to left, hall
to centre and service range to right. 2 storeys; 5-window range.
Crossway, to left of lateral stack, has C20 two-light first-floor
casements above half-glazed door flanked by segmental arches over
similar casements. Cross Cottage to right, of 3-window range,
has flat rendered arches over C20 casements of up to 4 lights and
C20 porch with C19 plank door set in chamfered surround.
Right-end gable rebuilt c. 1986. Late C16/early C17 stair
projection and C20 outshut to rear. Interior: Cross Cottage has
stop-chamfered beams on ground floor. Crossways retains good
late C16/early C17 interior features: front door opens into room
on left, which has late C16/early C17 plank and stud partition
with ogee-stopped chamfers to studs: stop-chamfered bressummer
over open fireplace to left; fine plasterwork to overmantle has
initials A and E entwined in love knot with date 1709, set in
scrolled foliate surround; early C18 plasterwork to ceiling,
with cornice and oval panel with wreathed surround. Room to
right has two panels of C17 plank and stud partition; chamfered
beam with roll and ogee stop; C19 winder stairs to rear. First
floor has C17 stop-chamfered doorframe leading from stairs to
gallery along rear wall, which has early C19 two-panelled door
and C19 plank door to rooms. Late C16/early C17 A-frame roof of
heavy scantling with lap-jointed collars and ridge purlin set in
notched apexes.

Listing NGR: SS4555920766

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