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Latitude: 50.6274 / 50°37'38"N
Longitude: -3.7725 / 3°46'21"W
OS Eastings: 274724
OS Northings: 82351
OS Grid: SX747823
Mapcode National: GBR QG.MW0G
Mapcode Global: FRA 27ZD.XS5
Entry Name: Langstone Cottage
Listing Date: 4 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1166209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84966
Location: Manaton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Manaton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Manaton St Winifred
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
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- Langstone Cottage
Small house. Circa 1500. Altered probably in C17 and again C18-C19. Rendered
granite rubble walls with quoins. Granite rubble gable end chimney. Thatched roof
with gable ends.
3-room plan with position of original passage unclear, probably initially divided
by low partitions. Now has solid stone walls between inner room/hall and
hall/lower room. Both are inserted, that between hall and inner room only extends
up to eaves level. Inserted fireplace at lower gable end, no evidence of other
stacks. House probably originally open to roof throughout, ceiled in C17.
Subsequently altered C18-C19 changing ground plan.
2 storeys. 2 windows on first floor, 3 on ground floor; C20 2 and 3 light
casements in small openings with timber lintels. Doorway to left of centre into
former hall has C20 plank door. Original doorway (blocked) possibly to the right
of it. C20 window inserted into rear of lower room. At upper gable end is first
floor window re-using an original door-frame; heavy timber frame with chamfered
rounded arch. Inserted into it is probably early C18 2-light window with iron
casements and leaded panes.
Interior: 1 beam survives in each ground floor room. The left hand (original inner
room has a wany beam roughly chamfered. In the hall is a large cross beam roughly
chamfered with run-out stops. The lower room contains a beam with chamfer and
straight cut stops. The fireplace in this room has a wooden lintel, apparently
chamfered, now blocked. Between the fireplace and the rear wall in this room is a
wooden newel staircase. 1 original smoke-blackened roof truss survives at the
higher end with its original threaded purlins, threaded ridge, rafters and battens
and a small section of not so heavily encrusted smoke-blackened thatch. At the
apex below the ridge is a triangular strengthening block. Roof at lower end
replaced probably late C18 early C19 consists of 2 trusses with lapped and pegged
collars. The inserted chimney is clean but 2 smoke-blackened rafters survive at
Listing NGR: SX7472482351
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