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Knill Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Instow, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0587 / 51°3'31"N

Longitude: -4.167 / 4°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 248233

OS Northings: 131050

OS Grid: SS482310

Mapcode National: GBR KL.FN5J

Mapcode Global: FRA 265B.0FR

Plus Code: 9C3Q3R5M+F5

Entry Name: Knill Cottage

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98780

Location: Instow, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Instow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Instow St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 43 SE
1/78 Knill Cottage
Cottage. C17, altered in C19. Rendered stone and some cob. Slate roof with clay
ridge tiles, 2 axial stone stacks, with tapered caps and drips.
2 rooms divided by passage, that to right heated by stack backing onto passage that
to left formerly a gable end stack now enclosed by attached lofted outbuilding with
monopitch roof at left end. The left hand partition to the passage is of thin
tongue and groove planking and may be a C19 insertion to a former direct entry 2-
room plan. The left hand rear corner wall curves sharply and may have housed the
original stairs, which now run up alongside the rear wall at the rear of the
2 storeys. 2-window range. C20 2-light casements. 2 C20 4-light casements flank
a gabled porch with segmental arch and 4 panelled inner door, the upper panels
glazed. A short curving section of high stone rubble walling extends forward from
the left end of the outbuilding.
Interior: Some C19 joinery. Late C19/early C20 roof structure with bark-covered

Listing NGR: SS4823331050

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

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