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Latitude: 50.4641 / 50°27'50"N
Longitude: -3.559 / 3°33'32"W
OS Eastings: 289447
OS Northings: 63853
OS Grid: SX894638
Mapcode National: GBR QT.Q97R
Mapcode Global: FRA 37FT.P9R
Plus Code: 9C2RFC7R+JC
Entry Name: Court Cottages
Listing Date: 20 November 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208375
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390553
Location: Torbay, TQ2
Electoral Ward/Division: Cockington-with-Chelston
Built-Up Area: Paignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cockington St George and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX8963 COCKINGTON LANE, Cockington
885-1/16/349 (North side)
20/11/52 Court Cottages
Formerly known as: Cockington Trust and Estate Office
COCKINGTON LANE Cockington.
House, converted to house and shop. c1700 with C20
alterations. Plastered stone rubble and cob; thatched roof
with a plain ridge, half hipped at ends; 2 projecting front
lateral stacks with stone shafts; right end stack.
PLAN: Built into the slope of the land. Long single depth
3-room plan, the left end room probably converted from an
agricultural building or cider house (cobbled floor and drain
found during renovations).
EXTERIOR: Picturesque. 2 storeys. Long asymmetrical 5-window
front (4 first floor windows); C20 stone rubble buttresses.
Eaves thatch eyebrowed over right-hand window and swept down
at left end. Approximately central C20 two-leaf small-pane
glazed front door. Alongside to the right, a projecting
lateral stack with bread oven and an adjoining projecting
windowed bay. Second doorway to right of centre. Good set (6
in all) of c1700 high-transomed 2-light mullioned windows,
moulded on the inner face, glazed with square leaded panes,
some preserving original window furniture; other windows small
2-light casements. Left return (part of the present shop) has
a large, 3-light window with square leaded panes.
INTERIOR: Plain carpentry detail; some c1700 2-panel doors.
Roof: A-frames with lap-jointed collars of a c1700 character,
extended at both ends of the range.
Part of a group of exceptionally attractive listed buildings
in an unspoilt village.
Listing NGR: SX8944763853
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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