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The Wheel House twin Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashprington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4015 / 50°24'5"N

Longitude: -3.6633 / 3°39'47"W

OS Eastings: 281887

OS Northings: 57062

OS Grid: SX818570

Mapcode National: GBR QP.20KD

Mapcode Global: FRA 376Z.QN6

Entry Name: The Wheel House twin Cottage

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100932

Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Ashprington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashprington St David

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX85NW No.1 (The Wheel House)
6/22 and No.2 (Twin Cottage)


Pair of attached estate houses. Circa mid C19. Local stone rubble with
rendered front. Grouted scantle slate roof with gabled ends and 2 gables at
the front, all the gables have pierced wooden bargeboards with finials and
pendants. Large central axial stack with a square main shaft and diagonally-
set attached shaft to front and back, with moulded yellow day pots.
Plan: Pair of attached houses, each with a plan the mirror image of the other
with a principal room at the front, a side entrance porch and a service room
at the rear in a central wing. In the C20 an extension was added in the angle
behind the left hand house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-bay gabled front. The ground floor has
2 canted bays with original casements with lozenge and diamond-shaped panes
and slate hipped roofs with moulded eaves cornices. Two 2-light casements
above with glazing bars, the right hand light of the right hand window retains
its original glazing bars with lozenge and diamond-shaped panes. Flanking the
left and right of the front are original C19 open gabled porches with pierced
bargeboards. Both porches serve doorways in the side walls. There is an
original casement on the first floor of the right hand gable end with lozenge
and diamond-shaped panes.
Interior: not inspected

Listing NGR: SX8188757062

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

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