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Cob Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in North Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.801 / 50°48'3"N

Longitude: -3.8971 / 3°53'49"W

OS Eastings: 266408

OS Northings: 101872

OS Grid: SS664018

Mapcode National: GBR KY.YY9J

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QZ.9L8

Plus Code: 9C2RR423+95

Entry Name: Cob Cottage

Listing Date: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93000

Location: North Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: North Tawton

Built-Up Area: North Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Tawton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 60 SE
13/117 Nos. 21 & 23 and Cob Cottage
3 Cottages, originally one house. C16 with C17 alterations divided probably in C19.
Rendered cob walls. Gable ended thatched roof. 2 rendered stacks, one offset from
ridge at left gable end, one at right gable end.
Plan: now comprises a 1-room plan cottage to the left, the right-hand cottage has
1-room at the front and another in a rear wing. Originally may have been a 2 or 3-
room and through passage plan, possibly truncated at one end. Probably C17 or C18
wing behind right-hand end which was divided off to form Cob Cottage.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front, No. 21 to left, No. 23 to right.
C20 2-light casements on first floor in small openings. No. 21 has C19 2-light
small-paned casement to the left and a C20 part-glazed door to the right. No. 23
has a 3-light small-paned C20 casement to the right of a C20 part-glazed door. Wing
extends to its rear, part of which is Cob Cottage.
Interior: No. 21 shows evidence of an early truss with curved feet on the first
floor but no access to it in roof space.

Listing NGR: SS6640801872

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