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Moorview, the Post Office and Rose Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Knowstone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9951 / 50°59'42"N

Longitude: -3.6733 / 3°40'23"W

OS Eastings: 282669

OS Northings: 123072

OS Grid: SS826230

Mapcode National: GBR L8.KM7T

Mapcode Global: FRA 366H.0RL

Plus Code: 9C2RX8WG+2M

Entry Name: Moorview, the Post Office and Rose Cottage

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170736

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97378

Location: Knowstone, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Town: North Devon

Civil Parish: Knowstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Knowstone St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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20.2.67 Cottage
Row of 3 adjoining cottages. Probably late C17 or early C18, Rose Cottage at right
end entirely remodelled in C20. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob. Half-hipped
thatch roof. Brick stack at left end and 3 axial brick stacks.
Plan: row of 3 adjoining cottages. Moorview at left end is of 2 rooms with entry
against the stack heating larger left-hand room and staircase to rear of smaller
right-hand room. Single storey outbuilding at left end, possibly originally a
smithy and later used as slaughter house, converted to form part of dwelling in C20.
Post Office to centre of 2 rooms, much altered in C20, and Rose Cottage at right
also of 2 rooms, entirely remodelled and partly rebuilt in C20.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Moorview has 3 window range. C19 fenestration 2 light
casements 4 panes per light above two 2-light casements 6-panes per light to right
of C20 door.
Single storey outbuilding at left end has small 4 panes window to left and C20
window to right of plank door. Post Office has 2 window range, C20 fenestration 2-
lights over 3-light casements. Rose Cottage has entirely C20 fenestration, 2- and 3-
light casements, the upper storey windows with slight eyebrow dormers.
Interior: of Moorview has chamfered unstopped cross ceiling beam to larger left-hand
room and rough timber lintel to fireplace. Right-hand room divided axially in C20
concealing original fireplace.

Listing NGR: SS8266923072

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