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Swan Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Jacobstowe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7965 / 50°47'47"N

Longitude: -4.0066 / 4°0'23"W

OS Eastings: 258683

OS Northings: 101583

OS Grid: SS586015

Mapcode National: GBR KT.Z0V0

Mapcode Global: FRA 26HZ.NY0

Plus Code: 9C2QQXWV+J9

Entry Name: Swan Cottage

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93289

Location: Jacobstowe, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Jacobstowe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Jacobstowe St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 50 SE
7/174 Swan Cottage
House. C17 and circa late C18. Walls partly rendered cob, partly brick. Gable-
ended thatch roof to cob part, hipped slate roof to brick part. 2 brick stacks - 1
at each end of cob and thatch part.
Plan: the older part is to the left and consists of 2 rooms each heated by an end
fireplace. Originally it was integral with the adjoining cottages to the left but
the plan form and subdivision is unclear. C18 addition at right end which was
probably a good quality parlour.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymetrical 4-window front of which the right-hand 1-window
section is brick C18 addition which projects slightly and is lower. The older left-
hand part has 2 and 3-light C20 casements. The brick part has a late C19 6-pane
sash on the 1st floor and a 3-lignt C20 casement below it. Against the left-hand
end of this part is a leanto brick porch with C20 plank door and narrow stained
glass light to its right. The right-hand end of the building has 3 full-height
segmental arched recessed panels which originally had arched windows on the 1st
floor. The central panel has a C20 tripartite 20 pane sash window and there is a
single light C20 casement in the panel to the left, below are 1 and 2-light C20
casements and glazed door to the right.
Interior: old part has chamfered axial beam and open fireplace with chamfered and
stopped wooden lintel.
Roof has simple pegged A-frame frames, probably C19.

Listing NGR: SS5868301583

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