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Whyddon Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Drewsteignton, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95055

Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

SX 69 SE SOUTH TAWTON WHIDDON DOWN

4/253 Whyddon Court (Roseland Cottage on
O.S)
28.10.87
II

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-
hipped.
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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