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Latitude: 50.7048 / 50°42'17"N
Longitude: -3.2881 / 3°17'17"W
OS Eastings: 309135
OS Northings: 90257
OS Grid: SY091902
Mapcode National: GBR P7.45ML
Mapcode Global: FRA 4706.SZ5
Entry Name: Little Thatch
Listing Date: 26 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141414
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352399
Location: Newton Poppleford and Harpford, East Devon, Devon, EX10
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Newton Poppleford and Harpford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Harpford St Gregory the Great
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 09 SE NEWTON POPPLEFORD HIGHERWAY,
AND HARPFORD Harpford
4/77 Little Thatch
Small cottage. Probably late C18-early C19, modernised circa 1975. Plastered cob
on stone rubble footings; brick stack topped with plastered brick; thatch roof.
Originally a 2-room plan cottage facing south. The 2 rooms have now been knocked
together. Right (east) end stack. Service outshots to rear and projecting a short
distance to right. Outshots may be original. Cottage is 2 storeys.
2-window front comprising a 3-light casement with glazing bars to right and a small
fixed light window to left. There are no front first floor windows; they are on the
end walls. Some are late C19 but most are C20 casements and all have glazing bars.
The central doorway contains a late C19-early C20 stable-type door behind a circa
1976 open porch with a hipped thatch roof supported on heavy timber twisted
baluster-type posts resting on low plastered side walls. The roof is gable-ended to
right and half-hipped to left. To rear it carries down continuously over the
Interior. No carpentry detail is exposed on the ground floor and roof was not
It is unusual for such a tiny cottage to survive without later extensions.
Listing NGR: SY0913590257
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