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Latitude: 50.7 / 50°41'59"N
Longitude: -4.3603 / 4°21'36"W
OS Eastings: 233414
OS Northings: 91583
OS Grid: SX334915
Mapcode National: GBR NL.57TG
Mapcode Global: FRA 17R7.93L
Entry Name: Datchcott
Listing Date: 9 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162117
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90699
Location: St. Giles on the Heath, Torridge, Devon, PL15
Civil Parish: St. Giles on the Heath
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Heath
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 39 SW ST GILES ON THE HEATH HELE
Cottage. Late C17 with late C20 renovations. Colourwashed rendered cob on stone
rubble footings, water reed thatched roof hipped at the left end, gabled at the right
end with a right end stone stack with a projecting bread oven.
A 2 room single depth cottage with a hall/kitchen at the right with a semi-circular
projecting rear stair turret. The left-hand room is unheated. The present entrance
is in the left gable end, the C17 entrance may have been on the front or the cottage
may have been larger originally with a through passage entrance which no longer
2 storeys. The garden elevation is asymmetrical, the right-hand concealed by a C20
corrugated iron lean-to, one 2-light C20 casement with glazing bars to the left. The
entrance is through a C20 glazed porch on the left return. The rear stair turret has
a 2-light window, 1-light retaining square leaded panes, a 3-light window on the left
return also preserves some leaded glass.
Interior The left-hand room has been subdivided in the C20, the right-hand room has
a C20 grate that may conceal earlier features, the late C17 doorway to the stair
turret is ovolo-moulded and stopped, the stairs have been dismantled.
Listing NGR: SX3341491583
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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