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Downe Thatch Oak Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddiscombsleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6682 / 50°40'5"N

Longitude: -3.6219 / 3°37'18"W

OS Eastings: 285478

OS Northings: 86648

OS Grid: SX854866

Mapcode National: GBR QP.QC3Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 3799.NT0

Plus Code: 9C2RM99H+76

Entry Name: Downe Thatch Oak Cottage

Listing Date: 9 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85644

Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Doddiscombsleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Doddiscombsleigh St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 88 NE
3/123 Oak Cottage and Downe Thatch
House and adjoining cottage. Early C17. Whitewashed rendered cob and atone ;
thatched roof, gabled at right end, hipped at left end ; end stacks, axial stack.
Plan: Single depth plan, 3 rooms wide, possibly originally a 3 room and through
passage house the lower end and passage to the right (Downe Thatch) rebuilt, C20 rear
Exterior: 2 storey. Asymmetrical 3:1 window front, the roofline of Downe Thatch
slightly lower than Oak Cottage, gabled dormer approximately in centre. C20
thatched porch and front door to Oak Cottage leading directly into central room o
range, C20 porch to left of Downe Thatch. Fenestration of 2- and 3-light C20
Interior: Oak Cottage inspected. The putative hall, in the centre of the range has a
C20 fireplace, possibly concealing an earlier lintel and jambs, a chamfered step-
stopped crossbeam, exposed joists and an oak plank and muntin screen. A winder stair
rises adjacent to the stack.
Roof: Roof construction of side-pegged jointed cruck construction, no smoke-
An attractive C17 house with some good interior features.

Listing NGR: SX8547886648

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