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Orchard Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stokenham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2553 / 50°15'18"N

Longitude: -3.6674 / 3°40'2"W

OS Eastings: 281233

OS Northings: 40805

OS Grid: SX812408

Mapcode National: GBR QN.5KGJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 386C.330

Entry Name: Orchard Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99971

Location: Stokenham, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Stokenham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stokenham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STOKENHAM BEESON
SX84SW Orchard Cottage
8/187
II

Small house. Circa late C17 or possibly a circa late C17 remodelling of an
earlier house; with C19 alterations. Roughcast stone rubble. Grouted and
cement slurried scantle slate roof with gabled ends and clay ridge tiles,
half hipped over front bay. Integral stack at right hand end with short
brick shaft.
Plan: A small 2 room and through passage plan house, the larger right hand
room has a gable end stack and the small left hand room is unheated. The
projecting bay and integral stair turret on the front of the right hand room
might be circa C18 or C19 outbuilding attached to the right hand end where
the ground level is lower.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical front with half hipped 2 storey
projecting bay on right with catslide roof over integral stair turret to its
right and doorway to left with C19 plank door and slate lean-to canopy on
wooden braces. C19 2 and 3-light casements with glazing bars and some with
slate sills, ground floor left C19 2-light horizontally sliding sash with
glazing bars.
Rear Elevation: blind except for first floor C19 2-light casement breaking
eaves to left of centre, window below and passage rear doorway to right of
centre.
At right hand north end a circa late C18 or C19 outbuilding with a lower
corrugated iron roof.
Interior: Cross-beam and half beam in right hand end wall of right hand
room has thin chamfer with stops and blocked fireplace. Through passage
lined with C19 matchboarding stone newel stairs with C19 plank door at
bottom. First floor and roof space not inspected but feet of principal
rafters are said to be exposed.


Listing NGR: SX8123340805

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