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Hildons Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8017 / 50°48'5"N

Longitude: -3.8182 / 3°49'5"W

OS Eastings: 271969

OS Northings: 101809

OS Grid: SS719018

Mapcode National: GBR L2.YSML

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WZ.B96

Plus Code: 9C2RR52J+MP

Entry Name: Hildons Cottage

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96529

Location: Bow, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Bow

Built-Up Area: Bow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bow (or Nymet Tracey) with Broad Nymet

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Thatched cottage

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Hildons Cottage



Two cottages, originally one house. Early-mid C18, modernised in late C19. Plastered cob and rubble; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.

Two adjoining two-room plan cottages facing south with a carriageway through the building at right (east) end with a small bedchamber over. Right cottage has two rear lateral stacks and left cottage has axial stack between the two rooms. Two storeys. Irregular four-window front comprising a variety of late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and a late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and a late C19 canted bay window containing horned large-pane sashes with glazing bars set in approximate centre. To left of bay window is part-glazed late C19 door to left cottage originally the main door when Hildons was a single house. Right cottage is entered through late C19 plank double doors to carriageway and by former service door inside passage.

Interior: is mainly the result of late C19 modernisation but some C18 joinery remains and more C18 features are probably hidden. Roof not inspected.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21 January 2019.

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