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Riverside Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Topsham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6951 / 50°41'42"N

Longitude: -3.4937 / 3°29'37"W

OS Eastings: 294598

OS Northings: 89444

OS Grid: SX945894

Mapcode National: GBR P1.XXNW

Mapcode Global: FRA 37K7.QQ6

Entry Name: Riverside Cottage

Listing Date: 11 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224559

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420657

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX2

County: Devon

Electoral Ward/Division: Topsham

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Countess Wear St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

The following building shall be included in the list:-

EXETER GLASSHOUSE LANE
SX 98 NW
Lower Wear
26/1257
Riverside Cottage
II

Cottage. Circa C18 or early C19. Plastered cob. Thatched roof, half-hipped at
left (north west) end and gabled at right (north east) end. Gable end stack with
slate weathered set-off and red brick shaft. Plan: Small 1-room plan cottage,
heated from a stack in the right hand gable end and entered through a doorway in
the splayed front left hand corner. There is a winder staircase in the back left
hand corner to the chamber above. In C20 a small porch was built on the splayed
corner and a small outshut was added to the right hand end. Exterior: 1 storey
and attic. South west front has C19 cast-iron 2-light casement with small panes
at centre of ground floor. Splayed corner to left has small C20 porch clad in
steel sheets and 2-light casement above. The right hand gable end has projecting
stack to right and cast-iron casement on each floor to left of single light on
ground floor and 2-light on first floor both with small panes. Small C20 painted
brick outshut on right. Left hand end has wooden casement on ground floor. Rear
elevation is blind. Interior: Chamfered cross beam. Winder stairs on rear left
corner to chamber which has Cl9 cast-iron fire grate. Ledged doors. Probably
original roof structure, its principal rafters and purlins exposed in chamber.


Listing NGR: SX9459889444

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

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