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Upp Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Oakford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9812 / 50°58'52"N

Longitude: -3.5537 / 3°33'13"W

OS Eastings: 291029

OS Northings: 121347

OS Grid: SS910213

Mapcode National: GBR LF.LFJZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 36FJ.5D0

Entry Name: Upp Cottages

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96801

Location: Oakford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Oakford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Oakford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/153 Nos 1 and 2 Upp Cottages

2 adjoining cottages, formerly 3 cottages. Probably C18. Whitewashed and rendered
with a bitumen-painted slate roof, gabled at ends; axial stack and right end stack.
Plan: Single depth plan, No 1, to the right with a front door to the left; No 2 with
a front door to the right formerly consisted of 2 buildings, the left hand half
described as a 'workshop' in the C19. (Bentley).
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3+2 window front, the porch to No 2 recessed with
a low wall flush with the front elevation; adjacent front door to No 1. Small timber
2-light casements, C19 and C20, with glazing bars except for 1 late C20 window,
ground lfoor left.
Interior: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.
An attractive range in the centre of the village, opposite the entrance to the
Bently records the occupations of the inhabitants from the 1871 census as an
argricultural labourer, his wife and 'pauper' mother-in-law in No 2 and a shoemaker,
his laundress wife and 2 children in No 1.
Bentley, E.W., Oakford (1982).

Listing NGR: SS9102921347

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