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Newhouses Including Pigsty Immediately East of Nos 4 and 5

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4445 / 50°26'40"N

Longitude: -3.7085 / 3°42'30"W

OS Eastings: 278784

OS Northings: 61910

OS Grid: SX787619

Mapcode National: GBR QL.LDYY

Mapcode Global: FRA 373W.C1N

Plus Code: 9C2RC7VR+QH

Entry Name: Newhouses Including Pigsty Immediately East of Nos 4 and 5

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219580

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101030

Location: Dartington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Dartington

Built-Up Area: Dartington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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13/117 Newhouses Nos 1,2 3 and 5
including pigsty
immediately east of Nos 4
and 5


Row of seven cottages, converted into 3, and with pigsty. Circa late C17,
converted into 3 cottages and extended at right end in C20. Local
limestone rubble. Steeply pitched slate roof with gabled ends and early
crested ridge tiles over Nos 4 and 5. Rendered stone rubble axial and
gable end stacks with slate weatherings and tapered tops.
Plan: Row of 1-room plan cottages; the axial and gable end stacks heat the
room on each floor, the ground floor fireplace apparently had a bread oven.
The front doorway may have been for direct entry to the rear and there are
now back doorways at first floor level. Converted into 3 cottages probably
in C20 and extended by one bay at the right end of No 5 in C20.
Exterior: First floor windows in small slate hung gables. Various
casements: Nos 1 and 2 retain their C19 2 and 3 light casements with
glazing bars and their plank doors and is slate hung below the centre first
floor window. No 3 has all C20 casements and C20 door and open timber
porch. Nos 4 and 5 (Orchard Cottage) have various C19/20 2 and 3 light
casements and a C20 plank door with shallow stone porch to left; at right
end a l-bay extension in matching style with small slate hung gable, but
with C20 garage on ground floor.
Interior: No 3 has chamfered light scantling cross beams and stone newel
staircase to side of stack with cambered timber door head at bottom of
stairs. Nos 4 and 5 have chamfered timber fireplace lintel and light
scantling rough cross beam. Roofs of Nos 3, 4 and 5 have collars lapped
and pegged to straight principals and trenched purlins; the roof space not
inspected. Interior of Nos 1 and 2 not inspected.
Including at rear of Nos 4 and 5 a small pigsty: stone rubble with
pyramidal slate roof; a small square on plan single cell building with
doorway on one side.

Listing NGR: SX7878461910

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