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Latitude: 50.7982 / 50°47'53"N
Longitude: -3.744 / 3°44'38"W
OS Eastings: 277190
OS Northings: 101301
OS Grid: SS771013
Mapcode National: GBR L5.Z1B1
Mapcode Global: FRA 361Z.H7F
Entry Name: Norton Cottages
Listing Date: 20 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1252963
English Heritage Legacy ID: 436085
Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Colebrooke
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Colebrooke
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 70 SE
- Nos. 1 and 2 Norton Cottages
2 cottages. Formerly 3 cottages. Late C19 with extension of circa 1960.
Plastered cob on rubble footings, circa 1960 brick extension; stone rubble stacks
with C19 and C20 brick chimney shafts; thatch roof.
Originally three 1-roan plan cottages facing east. The left (southern) pair are
now joined as No. 1 Norton Cottages. The right cottage with the circa 1960
extension on the end now makes up No. 2 Norton Cottages. The left end former
cottage (No. 1) has a projecting end stack, the other 2 former cottages have outer
axial stacks. The left end cottage and circa 1960 extension are 2 storeys, the 2
former cottages between are 2 storeys with attics.
Overall 4-window front, 1 to each unit. The original cottages have late C19
casements with glazing bars and extension has circa 1960 iron-framed casements
without glazing bars. The 2 former cottages to centre (No. 1) and right (No. 2)
have symmetrical 2-window arrangement rising above flanking blocks. The doors are
paired in the middle and under the eaves are twin fixed pane lights to the attics.
Roof is hipped each side and flanked by chimney shafts. The former cottage to left
(Now 1) has outer windows and a similar plank door on inner side. Roof is hipped.
The circa 1960 extension to right (No. 2) also has a door on inner side. Its roof
Interiors are little modernised and show plain carpentry detail where exposed.
Listing NGR: SS7719001301
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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