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Spring Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7116 / 50°42'41"N

Longitude: -3.8948 / 3°53'41"W

OS Eastings: 266313

OS Northings: 91931

OS Grid: SX663919

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.HF8F

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Q6.BFY

Plus Code: 9C2RP464+J3

Entry Name: Spring Cottage

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94992

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Cottage. Probably late C18 - early C19, reusing a C16 or C17 wall. Granite stone
rubble with large roughly-dressed quoins; granite stack with granite ashlar
chimneyshaft; slate roof, formerly thatch.
Plan: small 1-room plan cottage built down the hillslope facing south-east. Gable-
end stack on downhill left end. In fact the right gable-end wall is the end wall of
a former shippon belonging to an adjoining longhouse, now converted to Pumpy Cottage
(q.v.). 2 storeys with C20 service outshots to rear.
Exterior: 1-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Wide doorway to right
contains a C20 plank door in an earlier solid frame behind a stone rubble porch.
Roof is gable-ended.
Interior not inspected.
East Week is a straggling hamlet which contains several other attractive listed

Listing NGR: SX6631391931

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