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Latitude: 50.8658 / 50°51'56"N
Longitude: -3.662 / 3°39'43"W
OS Eastings: 283137
OS Northings: 108680
OS Grid: SS831086
Mapcode National: GBR L8.TQ4C
Mapcode Global: FRA 366T.C4M
Plus Code: 9C2RV88Q+85
Entry Name: Rose Cottage
Listing Date: 4 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251308
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433979
Location: Woolfardisworthy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
Civil Parish: Woolfardisworthy
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Woolfardisworthy East St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 80 NW
6/293 Rose Cottage
Cottage, formerly 2 cottages and agricultural store. C17, extended and modernised
circa 1970. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob or rubble stacks topped with C20
brick; thatched roof. Originally 2 cottages facing south, a 2-room plan cottage
with projecting end stack to right (east) and a 1-room plan cottage with end stack
to left. (West). Another room added to left end probably in C19; there is no
evidence of great antiquity to this end room. C18 or C19 store offset and forward
from main house was given an end stack and brought into domestic use circa 1970.
Circa 1970 extensions to rear. Nearly symmetrical 4-window front of C20 casements
with glazing bars. Both the ground floor windows without first floor windows over
are blocking original doorways. Window left of centre has exposed C17 chamfered and
scroll-stopped oak lintel. C20 door at left end has thatch monopitch roofed porch.
3 beeboles at first floor level, one between each of windows. Gable ended roof.
Converted store at left end also gable-ended with large window with glazing bars in
Interior was thoroughly renovated circa 1970 and many timbers were renewed.
Nevertheless the original layout is still discernable. Cob crosswall between former
cottages. Right cottage is now single room and at right (east) end a C17 cross beam
survives, it is chamfered with enriched step stops. Rubble fireplace also C17 with
chamfered and scroll stopped oak lintel and later bread oven. C17 roof structure
with extensive C20 bracing. A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.
Converted store was originally 2 storeys, now one.
Listing NGR: SS8313708680
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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