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Thistle Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8555 / 50°51'19"N

Longitude: -3.7504 / 3°45'1"W

OS Eastings: 276890

OS Northings: 107680

OS Grid: SS768076

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VKQ3

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.0Q6

Entry Name: Thistle Cottage

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432873

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Built-Up Area: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MORCHARD BISHOP FORE STREET (north-east side)
SS 7607 - 7707
Morchard Bishop
11/155
- No. 10, Thistle Cottage
26.8.65
GV
II

Cottage. C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with C19 and
C20 brick; thatched roof. 2 room plan cottage facing south-west set between Nos 9
and 11 Fore Street (q.v.). Larger right hand (south-eastern) room has end stack in
party wall and shared by adjoining cottage (No 9). 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical
2-window front of late C19 early C20 casements with glazing bars. Nearly central
C19 6-panel door with C20 gabled and thatch-roofed porch on plain timber posts.
Interior has plain carpentry detail including a plain chamfered crossbeam to main
room and stone rubble fireplace with chamfered oak lintel and brick oven to right.
Roof not inspected. Cottage is one of a row of 13 cottages which together form the
longest continuous run of thatch-roofed buildings in Devon, and probably the longest
run in England.


Listing NGR: SS7689007680

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

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