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Court Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390553

Location: Cockington with Chelston, Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

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

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SX8963 COCKINGTON LANE, Cockington
885-1/16/349 (North side)
20/11/52 Court Cottages


Formerly known as: Cockington Trust and Estate Office
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

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