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Furze Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockbeare, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7461 / 50°44'45"N

Longitude: -3.3919 / 3°23'30"W

OS Eastings: 301896

OS Northings: 94975

OS Grid: SY018949

Mapcode National: GBR P4.QFJR

Mapcode Global: FRA 37S3.NDB

Plus Code: 9C2RPJW5+C7

Entry Name: Furze Cottage

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352463

Location: Rockbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Rockbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rockbeare St Mary with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Cottage. Probably C18 with C19 extension. The main cottage is plastered cob on
stone rubble footings, the extension is painted stone rubble with some brick; thatch
roof, interlocking tile to the extension.
L-shaped cottage. The main block faces north and has a 2-room plan with right(west)
end projecting stack. 1-room rear block projects to rear of left end with inner
lateral stack. Lower addition on left of main block on the same axis. Main cottage
is 2 storeys, the extension has 1 storey with attics.
Cottage has a nearly symmetrical 2-window front of C19 and C20 casements without
glazing bars. The ground floor windows were given diamond-pane leaded glass circa
1970 and the first floor windows have thatch eyebrows over. The left ground floor
window may be blocking the original door. The roof is hipped to right, gable-ended
to left and rear block roof is hipped. The main door is at the right end of the
extension. It is C20 and flanked by narrow side lights. This door is in the
blocking of an earlier opening. There are 2 C20 casements to left and first floor
dormer over the door, none with glazing bars. This roof is gable-ended and the end
has C20 garage doors.
Interior has plain carpentry detail where exposed such as the braced frame of
slender scantling and brick nogging between the 2 rooms of the main cottage.

Listing NGR: SY0189694975

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