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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
Entry Name: Post Cottage
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106885
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96837
Location: Templeton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
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
SS 81 SE TEMPLETON TEMPLETON
12/189 Post Cottage
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
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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