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Church Gate Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Drewsteignton, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94886

Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Drewsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON DREWSTEIGNTON

5/91 Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Church Gate
Cottages
22.2.67

GV II

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
A-frame trusses.
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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