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Grantlands Cottage and Brook Villa

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8016 / 50°48'5"N

Longitude: -3.8188 / 3°49'7"W

OS Eastings: 271929

OS Northings: 101799

OS Grid: SS719017

Mapcode National: GBR L2.YSGG

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WZ.B2N

Plus Code: 9C2RR52J+JF

Entry Name: Grantlands Cottage and Brook Villa

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96526

Location: Bow, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Bow

Built-Up Area: Bow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bow (or Nymet Tracey) with Broad Nymet

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Thatched cottage

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BOW (north side)

Grantlands Cottage and Brook Villa



Two houses. Probably late C17/early C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with C20 bricks; thatch roof.

Two adjoining two-room plan cottages facing south, both with central entrance lobbies. Grantlands Cottage on left (west) end has projecting left and stack and Brook Villa to right (east) has rear lateral stack serving right room. White Hart Hotel (q.v.) is adjoining right (east) end. Grantlands Cottage has flying freehold first floor room over ground floor room belonging to Brook Villa. Two storeys. Regular five-window front overall comprising a variety of late C19 and C20 casements most with glazing bars. C20 front doors. Roof is continuous although ridge and eaves drop slightly between the two houses. It is hipped to left. Left end stack has been rebuilt using C20 brick quoins. Rear left corner is canted.

Interior shows plain carpentry detail where exposed. Left room of Grantlands Cottage has unstopped chamfered crossbeam and left room of Brook Villa has similar axial beam. Roof not inspected.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21 January 2019.

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