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King's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0388 / 51°2'19"N

Longitude: -4.0373 / 4°2'14"W

OS Eastings: 257260

OS Northings: 128578

OS Grid: SS572285

Mapcode National: GBR KR.GYWH

Mapcode Global: FRA 26FC.NXZ

Entry Name: King's Cottage

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98492

Location: Bishop's Tawton, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Bishop's Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bishops Tawton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 52 NE
10/14 King's Cottage
- II

House. Early C19, with end bay added c.1900. Whitewashed rendered rubble and some
cob. Thatch roof, hipped with brick stacks at each end, axial brick stack and
rubble stack to rear of right-angled gabled rear extension with slated offsets. L-
shaped on plan with right-angled kitchen extension to rear left end. Single rooms
each side of entrance, originally towards centre, but now displaced to left with
addition of slightly projecting right-hand bay. Cottage ornee style. 2 storeys
with cellar. 4 window range of mainly C19 centre-hinged casements, of 2-lights
except third from left which is of 3-lights. French windows to ground floor plinth
level to each side 1/2-glazed panelled door with blind fanlight with stone steps up
to each side with 4 newel posts with ball finials, wooden handrail and decorative
wrought iron work to the platform. C19 verandah roof with swept up ends to
original facade supported on rustic timber posts. Gabled projections to right has
3-light window with individual C20 sashes to each light. Narrow 2 storey
projection to rear with half-hipped roof to resemble early porch but with no
entrance. Flat roofed C20 extension in brick in the angle of the L-shaped to right
and slated gabled roof to C20 porch extension to left. Much of the C19 internal
joinery intact including open well staircase with stick balusters and moulded
handrail elaborately swept up to square newels.

Listing NGR: SS5726028578

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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