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Prospect Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Slapton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2943 / 50°17'39"N

Longitude: -3.6579 / 3°39'28"W

OS Eastings: 282006

OS Northings: 45128

OS Grid: SX820451

Mapcode National: GBR QP.8V8T

Mapcode Global: FRA 3878.0RH

Entry Name: Prospect Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99877

Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Slapton

Built-Up Area: Slapton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

11/91 Prospect Cottage


Small house. C17 or earlier origin and with later alterations. Slate
rubble ground storey, roughcast first storey probably of cob and rubble.
Asbestos tile roof with gable ends. Gable end and front lateral stacks with
later brick shafts.
Plan: 2-room plan with central cross or through passage with central porch
at front, the larger room at the lower left end heated from a lateral stack
at the front, the smaller right hand room as a gable end stack. The central
passage has been blocked by a later partition and a staircase has been put
into the rear right hand corner of the left hand room of the original house.
At the lower left end there is what appears to be a later extension but
which might be the lower end if the house were originally of 3 room plan.
Both parts have had their roofs raised.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window north east front to road. Late
C19 or C20 2-light casements with glazing bars, the first floor casements
have had overlights added probably when the eaves were raised. Doorway to
right of centre with large slate rubble open-fronted porch with slate lean-
to roof and stone seats on the side walls inside; the left side of the porch
probably contains the oven of the lateral stack.
At the lower left end a lower 2-storey range with steps up to a large porch
on the front and a small casement above. The rear elevation was not
Interior: Was not accessible at the time of the survey in 1988. The lower
left room of the original house has one chamfered cross-beam and another
chamfered half beam in the left end wall, their stops not seen.

Listing NGR: SX8200645128

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

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