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Heather Cottage and Kimberley Nurseries

A Grade II Listed Building in Slapton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2917 / 50°17'29"N

Longitude: -3.6571 / 3°39'25"W

OS Eastings: 282057

OS Northings: 44834

OS Grid: SX820448

Mapcode National: GBR QP.9241

Mapcode Global: FRA 3878.72Q

Plus Code: 9C2R78RV+M5

Entry Name: Heather Cottage and Kimberley Nurseries

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99881

Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Slapton

Built-Up Area: Slapton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX8244 Heather Cottage and
12/95 Kimberley Nurseries


House, divided into 2 cottages. Probably C17, divided into 2 cottages
probably C19 and with C20 extension at rear. Roughcast stone rubble and
cob. Asbestos slate roof with gabled ends. Rendered lateral stacks at
front and back with set-offs and C20 stack at right hand end.
Plan: 3-room and through passage plan, the lower end to the left heated
from a lateral stack at the front, the hall has a lateral stack at the back
and the inner right hand room was unheated. There is a circa C19 outshut at
the rear of the lower left end which was probably added when the house was
divided into 2 cottages, Heather Cottage occupying the lower left end and
passage and Kimberley Nurseries occupying the hall and inner room. In the
C20 a 2-storey extension was built at the centre of the back.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window north front Kimberley Nurseries
to the right has 2 late C19 or C20 2-light casements on the first floor with
glazing bars and circa early C20 3 and 4-light casements on the ground
floor. Heather Cottage to the left has 2 late C20 first floor casements and
circa earlier C20 glazed and panelled door to the right with an early C20
canopy and a projecting lateral stack to the left with set offs and a tall
At the back a large C20 2-storey flat roof extension at centre concealing
the lateral stack and an outshut to the right with a slate lean-to roof.
Interior: Only Kimberley Nurseries (former hall and inner room) was
inspected. It has no exposed early features Heather Cottage (formerly the
lower end) is said to have a concealed cross-beam and a large blocked
kitchen fireplace.
The roof has straight principal rafters with lapped and pegged collars.

Listing NGR: SX8205744834

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