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Lower Combe Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Colebrooke, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7958 / 50°47'44"N

Longitude: -3.7332 / 3°43'59"W

OS Eastings: 277942

OS Northings: 101014

OS Grid: SS779010

Mapcode National: GBR L5.Z424

Mapcode Global: FRA 362Z.MDW

Entry Name: Lower Combe Cottage

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441932

Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Colebrooke

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colebrooke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COLEBROOKE LOWER COOMBE
SS 70 SE
3/136 Lower Coombe Cottage
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GV II

House. late C17 with mid C19 and circa 1950 modernisations. Plastered cob on
rubble footings, mended with rubble and brick; rubble and brick stacks with circa
1950 brick chimney shafts; thatch roof.
2-room plan cottage facing south with projecting front lateral stack to larger
right (east) room and end stack to left room. Circa 1950 service block to rear of
left room. 2 storeys.
Irregular fenestration with 3 ground floor and 2 first floor windows, all mid C19
iron-framed casements with cast iron pattern of hexagonal panes with narrow margin
panes. Door left of centre behind C20 gabled and thatch-roofed porch with door in
side and front window of leaded glass. The right room breaks forward slightly.
The plaster is lightly inscribed as ashlar. The projecting front stack rebuilt
circa 1950, and at same time left end wall rebuilt. Roof is gabled to left and
hipped to right.
Interior: right room has a chamfered and straight cut stopped crossbeam and
original fireplace, though blocked and outside stack rebuilt, is said to survive.
Left room has a plain chamfered crossbeam but here original fireplace demolished
when end wall rebuilt. Roof not inspected.


Listing NGR: SS7794201014

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

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