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Mole Cottages scott's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0544 / 51°3'15"N

Longitude: -3.7933 / 3°47'35"W

OS Eastings: 274410

OS Northings: 129872

OS Grid: SS744298

Mapcode National: GBR L3.FT0H

Mapcode Global: FRA 26YB.G08

Entry Name: Mole Cottages scott's Cottage

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399112

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Built-Up Area: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON
SS 7429-7529
19/173 Scott's Cottage and Nos 1 and 2,
- Mole Cottages
GV II
Row of 4 cottages, now 3. Probably early C18, with C19 and C20 alterations.
Rendered cob on painted sandstone rubble plinth. Half-hipped asbestos slate roof.Corrugated-iron roof to lean-to addition. Stacks with late C20 or early C20 red
brick tops.
Plan and development: Row of 4 cottages sited at right angles to the road, facing
south-west. Probable 2- or 3-room plan cottage to left with 2 integral lateral
stacks to rear, 2-room plan cottage to centre with smaller room to right and larger room to left with integral lateral stack to rear, and 2-room plan cottage to right (formerly pair of one-room plan cottages) with integral lateral stack to rear (formerly with corner fireplace in each room). The left-hand cottage might formerly have been two cottages (see entrances to front and left-hand gable end). Probably C19 lean-to addition at right-hand gable end. Two storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrically-fenestrated front; 9 windows to first floor and 8 to ground floor, mostly mid to late C19 small-paned 2-light wooden casements. C19 half-glazed door between second and third windows from left with slate-roofed gabled porch on shaped brackets. C20 or early C20 boarded stable-type door between fourth and fifth window from left. Pair of late C20 glazed doors, one to far right and one between second and third windows from right. Left-hand gable end with first-floor 2-light wooden casement and ground-floor boarded door with C20 casement to right. Right hand gable end with first-floor 2-light wooden casement and ground-floor lean-to addition.
Interior: Ground-floor rooms with roughly chamfered cross beams. C18 winder stair at rear of central cottage (No. 1 Mole Cottage). Only the interior of the central cottage and the ground floor rooms of the right-hand cottage were inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7441029872

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