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April Cottage and Park View

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8545 / 50°51'16"N

Longitude: -3.7502 / 3°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 276899

OS Northings: 107568

OS Grid: SS768075

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VKRK

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.0SV

Entry Name: April Cottage and Park View

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432898

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

SS 7607 - 7707

FORE STREET (south-west side),
April Cottage and Park View


2 cottages, formerly at least 3 cottages. Probably C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob or rubble stacks topped with C20 brick; continuous thatch roof covered
with corrugated iron to rear and over hip. Pair of semi-detached cottages facing north-east with April Cottage on the leaf (south-east) and Park View on the right (north-west). April Cottage is a 3-room plan cottage with end stack serving the left room and rear lateral stack serving right room. This right room may originally have been a separate 1 room plan cottage. Park View is a 2-room plan cottage with rear corner stack to right room and C20 flat-roofed single storey extension to front of left room. Both cottages are 2 storeys. April Cottage has irregular 3-window front of late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars. C19 6-fielded panel door with C20 gabled and thatch roofed porch which incorporates late C19 cast iron decorative brackets. Park View has irregular 2-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Roof is gable-ended to left (April Cottage) and hipped to right (Park View). Interiors show plain carpentry detail where exposed. Rubble fireplace in right room of April Cottage includes Bideford cloam oven complete with door. Roof inaccessible but feet of principals in April Cottage suggest C18 A-frame trusses.

Listing NGR: SS7689907568

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

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