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Lower Yeatson Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashprington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3963 / 50°23'46"N

Longitude: -3.6741 / 3°40'26"W

OS Eastings: 281104

OS Northings: 56496

OS Grid: SX811564

Mapcode National: GBR QM.WHRP

Mapcode Global: FRA 3860.0FL

Entry Name: Lower Yeatson Cottage

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100945

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

6/36 Lower Yeatson Cottage


Pair of attached cottages, converted into one house. Circa 1830. Local stone
rubble consisting of bluestone and shale with local limestone window arches;
the ground storey has been colourwashed. Scantle slate roof with gable ends
and deep eaves. Projecting stone rubble gable end stacks with short brick
Plan: Single depth pair of attached one-room plan cottages with a pair of
doorways at the centre of the front leading to staircases against the party
wall. The cottages are built into a high bank at the rear where the ground
is at about first floor level. In the C20 they were converted into one house,
the left hand doorway blocked and the left hand staircase taken out to
enlarge the left hand room.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front, centre windows blind. All the
windows have tent-shaped pointed arches of dressed limestone and 2-light
casements with Y-bars; the glazing bars or leading are missing. A pair of
central doorways (the left hand doorway has been blocked) under a hipped
slated canopy on shaped brackets. The right hand door is C20 and the left
hand doorway has a casement inserted.
2 doorways at the back enter the first floor left hand room and the room
above; both are under a later outshut.
Interior:: Only the simple boxed in straight staircase of the right hand
cottage was seen; it is intact.

Listing NGR: SX8110456496

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

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