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Post Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Templeton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9146 / 50°54'52"N

Longitude: -3.5844 / 3°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 288712

OS Northings: 113985

OS Grid: SS887139

Mapcode National: GBR LC.QRRN

Mapcode Global: FRA 36CP.KC3

Plus Code: 9C2RWC78+R6

Entry Name: Post Cottage

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96837

Location: Templeton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Templeton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Templeton St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House. Probably late C17. Colourwashed and rendered, cob and stone; thatched roof,
gabled at left end, half-hipped at right end; projecting left end stack, rear right
corner stack (shaft dismantled).
Plan: Single depth plan with (formerly) 2 heated rooms, 1 on either side of the
entrance which gives into a small lobby with a service room and stair to the rear of
the lobby.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front with 2 C20 front doors in the
centre, 1 into the lobby, 1 into the left hand room which was formerly the Post
Office. Small casement windows with glazing bars.
Interior: Deeply-chamfered cross beams to left hand room, open fireplace with plain
timber lintel. Corner fireplace to right hand room.
Roof: No access to roofspace at time of survey (1986); principals visible upstairs
are boxed in and appear to be straight.
House sited in the centre of Templeton village, group value with church, village pump
and Town Cottage.

Listing NGR: SS8871213985

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