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Chestnut Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Torrington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9309 / 50°55'51"N

Longitude: -4.1484 / 4°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 249120

OS Northings: 116798

OS Grid: SS491167

Mapcode National: GBR KM.PLWW

Mapcode Global: FRA 266N.1NH

Entry Name: Chestnut Cottage

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91745

Location: Little Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Little Torrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Little Torrington St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LITTLE TORRINGTON LITTLE TORRINGTON
SS 41 NE
16/130 Chestnut Cottage
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GV II

Small house. probably mid to later C17, currently being restored (Dec 1987). Partly
rendered rubble and cob walls. Gable ended thatch roof, 2 rendered stacks - one at
left gable end and one axial which is probably stone rubble.
Plan: Apparently 2 room plan with entry either into cross passage or left-hand room.
This room is heated by a gable end fireplace, the right-hand room by an axial
fireplace. C19 lean-to added at each end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2 window front of C20 2 and 3-light casements.
Gabled C20 porch to left of centre with C19 plank door behind. Lean-to against each
end wall.
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey but may contain features such as original
open fireplaces, ceiling beams and possibly roof timbers.


Listing NGR: SS4912016798

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