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Newcombes Cottages the Old Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Coldridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8327 / 50°49'57"N

Longitude: -3.85 / 3°50'59"W

OS Eastings: 269816

OS Northings: 105319

OS Grid: SS698053

Mapcode National: GBR L0.WY6X

Mapcode Global: FRA 26TW.XK2

Entry Name: Newcombes Cottages the Old Smithy

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95589

Location: Coldridge, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Coldridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Coldridge St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 60 NE
1/37 Newcombes Cottages
- and the Old Smithy

2 cottages. Late C17, modernised in mid and late C20. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch roof and
corrugated asbestos to outshots.
Pair of adjoining 2-room plan cottages facing south with end stacks and stack in
party wall between the cottages. Newcombes Cottage to the left (west) is a little
larger than The Old Smithy. Both have secondary or rebuilt outshots to rear. 2
Overall 5-window front, 3 to Newcombes Cottage and 2 to The Old Smithy, comprising
a variety of C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and including a C20 curving
bay window at right end (The Old Smithy). Both has a C20 central door and porch;
glazed with gabled and thatch-roofed to Newcombes Cottage, and plank with a
monopitch and concrete tile roofed porch to The Old Smithy. Roof is gable-ended to
right and hipped to left.
Interiors: only interior of Newcombes Cottage inspected. It was largely result of
C20 modernisation. The left room has a late C17 crossbeam, untidily soffit-
chamfered with straight-out stops. Both fireplaces are blocked by C20 grates. The
left room has an enormous chimney stack apparently of cob and taking up the full
depth of the roof hip. Roof inaccessible.

Listing NGR: SS6981105320

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