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Rose Cottage and the Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentisbeare, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8658 / 50°51'56"N

Longitude: -3.325 / 3°19'29"W

OS Eastings: 306852

OS Northings: 108206

OS Grid: ST068082

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.TRH9

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XT.BFD

Plus Code: 9C2RVM8G+82

Entry Name: Rose Cottage and the Cottage

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95751

Location: Kentisbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kentisbeare

Built-Up Area: Kentisbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kentisbeare St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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8/96 Rose Cottage and The Cottage
2 dwellings, formerly a single farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and
alterations. Pebbledashed cob on stone footings; gable end asbestos slate roof.
Originally a 3-room through-passage house, the service end to the left of the
passage heated by an end stack; the hall was originally open to the roof which is
smoke-blackened. Axial stack backing onto passage heats hall, internal end stack
heats inner room. Brick shafts to all stacks. A passage has been inserted between
the hall and inner room (Rose Cottage), and to the rear of this is a newel stair
turret, presumably the original; later stairs inserted into the through-passage. 2
Exterior Front: 3 window range, all C19 3-light casements to first floor with a
late C20 single light window to extreme left in addition. Ground floor: inner room
(to right) with 3-light window with deeply chamfered surround and flat mullions;
window between the 2 half glazed doors, also of 3-lights with service end (The
Cottage). Right-hand end with small window beside fireplace, and 2-light C19
casement window above. Rear corner rounded to facilitate vehicular access. Rear:
stair turret with 2-light C19 casement window. Lean-to and late C20 two storey flat
roofed extension.
Interior: inner room with chamfered cross ceiling beam, stopped. End fireplace
with chamfered lintel and run-out stops. Hall with chamfered ceiling cross beam
with scroll stops. Fireplace blocked. Rough axial beam to service end.
Roof space: 3 jointed cruck trusses over higher end, all with morticed and pegged
apex carpentry and diagonal ridge piece (Alcock type F2); the truss between the
hall and inner room is closed, and smoke blackened to hall side only. The inner
room end cruck truss has a dovetailed collar, the others have cranked collars,
morticed and pegged.

Listing NGR: ST0685108201

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