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A Grade II Listed Building in Heanton Punchardon, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1005 / 51°6'1"N

Longitude: -4.1411 / 4°8'27"W

OS Eastings: 250187

OS Northings: 135647

OS Grid: SS501356

Mapcode National: GBR KM.BW7G

Mapcode Global: VH4MQ.5LNQ

Entry Name: Cowlers

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Last Amended: 14 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98438

Location: Heanton Punchardon, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Heanton Punchardon

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Heanton Punchardon St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


8/190 Cowlers (formerly listed as No 43
- Heanton Hill)

House, probably Cl7 origins, remodelled in C18. Rubble and cob faced in Flemish
bond brickwork. Wheat reed thatch roof, hipped with brick stack at left end and
large lateral stack to rear. 3-cell cross-passage plan largely unaffected by C18
attempt to re-order facade. 2 storeys 4 window range of 2-light timber
casements, 8 panes each light over 3 similar casements with cambered lintels, the
2 to left flanking doorway with fluted keystones. C20 pedimented doorcase and
panelled door. Brick plat-band and moulded brick plinth to left-hand bays, right
bay plain broken forward. Slate sundial on right-hand bay wall. Dado panelling
to hall, part Cl7, probably reused with some inserted panels, 2 panels high to
the 4 walls with dado rail of panelling at upper end initialled HPA 1657. Lower
end room walls entirely panelled in C18 with dado panels, tall panels above the
dado rails and small panels over. Bolection-moulded surround to fireplace with
painted decorations to the hood. Integral cupboard on north wall : example of
early use of brick in Devon. Originally formed part of hostelry complex with
Monks Cottage and Thatch End (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SS5019135644

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