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Latitude: 50.8125 / 50°48'44"N
Longitude: -3.7503 / 3°45'1"W
OS Eastings: 276784
OS Northings: 102894
OS Grid: SS767028
Mapcode National: GBR L4.Y5RS
Mapcode Global: FRA 361Y.DR7
Entry Name: Bassetts Cottages
Listing Date: 20 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242580
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441987
Location: Copplestone, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Copplestone
Built-Up Area: Copplestone
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Down St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
DOWN ST MARY COPPLESTONE
SS 70 SE
3/160 Nos. 1 and 2 Bassetts Cottages
2 cottages, possibly 4 cottages originally. C18, modernised in C20. Plastered
cob on rubble footings; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch
2 adjoining 2-room plan cottages facing north-east, possibly 4 1-room cottages
originally. No.1 to left (south-east) has central axial stack serving back-to-
back fireplaces and with secondary outshot on the end. No.2 to right has end
stacks, the right one projecting with an oven projection. At right end roof is
carried down over C20 extension. 2 storeys.
Overall irregular 4-window front of late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars
and C20 casements without. First floor right window is a dormer. Outer windows
of No.1 appear to block former doorways and present door into outshot. No.2 has
door next to front extension and a second door is thought to be blocked between it
and the left window. Roof half-hipped to left and gable-ended to right.
Interiors have plain carpentry detail where exposed. Right room of No. 1 has
roughly-chamfered crossbeam and rubble fireplace with soffit-chamfered and runout
stopped oak lintel. All early features in No.2 are blocked or plastered over.
Roof not inspected.
Listing NGR: SS7678402894
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