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Latitude: 50.7166 / 50°42'59"N
Longitude: -3.8612 / 3°51'40"W
OS Eastings: 268703
OS Northings: 92431
OS Grid: SX687924
Mapcode National: GBR Q9.P9VC
Mapcode Global: FRA 27S5.ZH3
Entry Name: Whyddon Court
Listing Date: 28 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1171637
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95055
Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Drewsteignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 69 SE SOUTH TAWTON WHIDDON DOWN
4/253 Whyddon Court (Roseland Cottage on
Cottage. Mid - late C17, renovated circa 1980. Plastered granite stone rubble,
maybe with cob; stone rubble stack with granite ashlar chimneyshaft; thatch roof.
Plan: L-shaped building. The main block faces north. It had a 3-room plan. Small
unheated right (west) end room was probably originally a dairy. An axial stack
serving back-to-back fireplaces is between the other 2 rooms and lobby entrance
between. Now the centre and right rooms have been knocked together. Unheated 1-
room plan rear block (now the kitchen) projecting to rear of right end. This may be
secondary. 2 storeys.
Exterior: irregular 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Front
doorway is left of centre and now contains a C20 door behind a contemporary gable
and thatch-roofed porch. Main roof is gable-ended and rear block roof is half-
Interior: both main rooms have plain soffit-chamfered crossbeams and the fireplaces
are granite rubble with bead-moulded oak lintels. Roof not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX6870392431
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