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Latitude: 50.7038 / 50°42'13"N
Longitude: -3.7896 / 3°47'22"W
OS Eastings: 273719
OS Northings: 90879
OS Grid: SX737908
Mapcode National: GBR QF.945L
Mapcode Global: FRA 27Y6.X0Y
Entry Name: Church Gate Cottages
Listing Date: 22 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1169738
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94886
Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Drewsteignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON DREWSTEIGNTON
5/91 Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Church Gate
3 cottages. Late C17 - early C18. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings; stone
rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: row of 3 cottages facing south, numbering 1 - 3 from left to rignt. No.1 is
groom plan cottage in which the left room has a rear lateral stack. No.2 is a 1-
room plan cottage with a rear lateral stack. No.3 is a 2-room plan cottage with end
stacks, the left one backing onto No.2. Secondary service outshots to rear.
Cottages are 2 storeys.
Exterior: 2:1:2 window front overall of C19 and C20 casements, most with glazing
frill the doors are C20 and No.1 has a C20 corrugated plastic porch. The roof
is gable-ended to right and to left it runs continuously with that of Lady House
(q.v) adjoining that end.
Interiors: show mostly the result of C19 and C20 modernisations but where carpentry
detail shows it is late C17 - early C18. For instance No.2 has a soffit-chamfered
axial beam with runout stops. The fireplace here is blocked. Also in No.3 a
fireplace is exposed in the left room. It is stone rubble with a soffit-chamfered
and straight out-stopped oak lintel. The roofs are inacessible but in No.3 the
bases of straight principals show, their scantling large enough to suggest original
These cottages form part of an attractive group of listed buildings in the village
east of the churchyard.
Listing NGR: SX7371390876
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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