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Myrtle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Churston-with-Galmpton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3947 / 50°23'40"N

Longitude: -3.5449 / 3°32'41"W

OS Eastings: 290287

OS Northings: 56121

OS Grid: SX902561

Mapcode National: GBR QW.1LVF

Mapcode Global: FRA 38G0.8S5

Entry Name: Myrtle Cottage

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383580

Location: Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Churston-with-Galmpton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Churston Ferrers St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9056 CHURSTON ROAD, Churston Ferrers
1946-1/5/65 (West side)
10/01/75 Myrtle Cottage


Cottage. Mid C19; possibly earlier. Solid roughcast walls.
Slated roofs, the rear one hipped. Roughcast chimney on each
end wall. 2 rooms wide and 2 rooms deep with centre
through-passage, the front and back ranges of different builds
and levels. Between passage and left front room a winding
staircase with a small larder in front of it. Behind the left
side of house a cobbled, walled courtyard with former Churston
Estate laundry along left side. 2 storeys; laundry
single-storeyed. 3 windows wide with centre doorway. Latter
has chamfered stone surround; original door with 2 long upper
panels (now glazed) and knocker, later board nailed over lower
part. Windows have small-paned wood casements; 2 lights with 6
panes per light in ground storey, 3 lights with 10 panes per
light in upper storey. Small-paned window in right side wall.
Rear wall has small-paned wood casements and old plank door.
Laundry has similar casements and half-glazed doors;
ridge-tiles with ventilators. INTERIOR: ground-floor front
rooms have plain dados with moulded rail and skirting. Leading
from passage into lobby between stair and larder is a
segmental-arched doorway with moulded architrave. Larder has
above its door a grille with thin square wooden balusters. At
top of stair is a guard-rail with similar balusters.
First-floor right front room has panelled cupboards with
L-hinges. Several rooms have 2-panelled doors with 1-fillet
ovolo-moulded doors. Roofs not inspected. Myrtle Cottage
appears to be shown on the Churston Ferrers tithe map of 1839.

Listing NGR: SX9028756121

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

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