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Latitude: 50.9889 / 50°59'19"N
Longitude: -4.0086 / 4°0'31"W
OS Eastings: 259120
OS Northings: 122972
OS Grid: SS591229
Mapcode National: GBR KT.KSCL
Mapcode Global: FRA 26HH.G4C
Entry Name: Mole Cottage and Cottage Adjoining to East
Listing Date: 18 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1253435
English Heritage Legacy ID: 436641
Location: Atherington, North Devon, Devon, EX37
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Atherington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Atherington St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 52 SE
5/31 Mole Cottage and cottage
- adjoining to east
House and cottage adjoining to east. Formerly one tenement farmhouse, the lower
end rebuilt as small single cell cottage, the house part itself later divided into
2 cottages (as at time of previous survey) but now returned to single occupation.
C17, lower end rebuilt probably in late C18. Rendered stone rubble and cob.
Thatch roof with gable ends, the cottage with lower ridge height. Rendered rubble
stack at right end and rear lateral hall stack with off-sets. Brick stack at left
end. Through-passage plan, with front and rear openings now blocked, hall and
parlour to right. Lower end possibly originally a shippon rebuilt as small single
2 storeys. 5 window range. C19/C20 fenestration, 2-light casements, 2 panes per
light. 2 large buttresses to Mole Cottage. Ground floor has 2-light casement, 6
panes per light to left of C20 door to cottage. Two 3-light casements, 2 panes per
light, that to left inserted in blocked through-passage doorway. Doorway punched
through into hall with plank door, and 2-light casement 2 panes per light at right
end. Leanto at right end with corrugated asbestos roof. Hall and parlour windows
to rear built out in line with hall stack with pantiled canopy.
Interior: ceiling beams to hall and parlour with wide chamfers and step stops. A
section of the through-passage plank and muntin hall screen survives, 4 panels wide
and 4-centred arch to chamfered door surround with old 3 plank door. Enclosed
under the introduced stairs in the hall is a straight-headed C17 door surround
corresponding with a similar door surround in the chamber above, both set in the
wall and indicating that a former projecting stair turret has been demolished. C17
roof structure largely intact with 3 heavy trusses with short curved feet, lap-
jointed collars and 2 tiers of trenched purlins and diagonally set ridge purlin.
No sign of smoke-blackening.
Listing NGR: SS5912022972
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