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Tudor Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Colebrooke, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.796 / 50°47'45"N

Longitude: -3.744 / 3°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 277186

OS Northings: 101057

OS Grid: SS771010

Mapcode National: GBR L5.Z1BV

Mapcode Global: FRA 361Z.P79

Entry Name: Tudor Cottage

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436015

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 COLEFORD
SS 70 SE
3/118
Tudor Cottage

GV II

House. Late C16-early C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; stone rubble stack
topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
L-shaped corner house. Main roof continuous with Wayside (q.v.) adjoining to west
to east-facing gable end and short crossroof to Sunnybank (q.v.) adjoining to
south. 2 rooms. The main room across full east facing front has rear lateral
stack and front winder stair which projects slightly externally at left (south)
end. Small unheated rear room. 2 storeys. Main east front has roughly central
C19 4-panel front door with a late cl9-early C20 casement to right and another
above. The projecting newel turret to left has a small later C17 oak stair window
of 3 lights, the mullions with chamfered front edges only. The north-facing side
wall contains 2 late cl9-early C20 casements, ground floor to left and first floor
to right.
Interior is largely original. The main room has a chamfered and step stopped
cross an with scratch-moulded joists, the mouldings different either side of the
bean. The volcanic stone fireplace with its soffit-chamfered oak lintel and
inserted brick oven with cast iron door has been reduced in size. The winder stair
may be a replacement of tile original but is nonetheless to wall earlier. Tie
division between the 2 rooms and both party walls are cob to wall top level with
original tie beam closed trusses over; except west party wall (to Wayside) where
ridge is simply carried on a post. Original common rafters and purlins survive.
The crosswing roof maybe slightly later than main roof. The original woven hazel
twig infil o the southern party wall (to Sunnybank) is exposed in roofspace.
Coleford is a remarkably unspoilt and picturesque hamlet in which Tudor Cottage
occupies an important visual position.


Listing NGR: SS7718601057

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