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Myrtle Cottage and Cob Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurlestone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2796 / 50°16'46"N

Longitude: -3.8556 / 3°51'20"W

OS Eastings: 267881

OS Northings: 43825

OS Grid: SX678438

Mapcode National: GBR QB.KZ5V

Mapcode Global: FRA 28T9.7Q5

Entry Name: Myrtle Cottage and Cob Cottage

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100858

Location: Thurlestone, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Thurlestone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Thurlestone All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 64 SE
4/161 Myrtle Cottage and Cob Cottage


Pair of cottages. Circa mid C17 with probably C18 addition. Plastered rubble and cob walls Thatch roof, gabled to left end and hipped to right. 2 axial rendered rubble stacks with brick shafts and brick stack at gable end.
Plan: basic 2-room plan to each cottage. Cob Cottage to right has both its rooms heated by axial stacks and a newel stair at the rear of the left-hand room.
Behind the right-hand room is a small wing added probably in the C18.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 : 3 window front mainly of C19 and early C20 small-paned 2-light casements. Myrtle Cottage to the left has an early c19
horizontal sliding 12-pane sash to left on the ground floor. C20 stable-type door to its right with tile hood over. Cob Cottage has a C20 plank door to the right, now disused, and the current entrance is through a C20 timber leanto at the right-hand end with a single storey extension beyond it.
Interior: of Cob Cottage only accessible. Its ceiling beams have been replaced,
left-hand room has a fireplace with roughly chamfered wooden lintel and stone
newel stairs in a projection at the rear. Insubstantial feet of straight
principals visible on 1st floor suggest an C18 or C19 reroofing.

Listing NGR: SX6788143825

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

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