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Norwood Cottage taylors Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tawstock, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0166 / 51°0'59"N

Longitude: -4.0743 / 4°4'27"W

OS Eastings: 254599

OS Northings: 126179

OS Grid: SS545261

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.J7P4

Mapcode Global: FRA 26CF.DJK

Plus Code: 9C3Q2W8G+J7

Entry Name: Norwood Cottage taylors Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437016

Location: Tawstock, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Tawstock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tawstock St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 52 NW
3/76 Norwood Cottage and Taylors
- Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now divided into 2 occupations; Probably early C17, extended and altered
in C20. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Tiled roof with gable ends. Rendered stack
at left end with offsets and axial stack, both with tapered caps, and stack at right
Overall 3-room cross-passage plan with stack backing onto the cross-passage, the 2
houses now divided along its line. Projecting stair turret to rear of hall. ]
2 storeys, 5 window range. C20 fenestration. Blocked cross-passage doorway C20
single storey extensions at left end and to front of Taylors farmhouse, and C20 2
storey extension to rear of Norwood Cottage.
Interior Plank and muntin screen between hall and inner room, the muntins hollow
moulded on hall side, as is the fireplace lintel. Step stops to chamfered hall
ceiling beams, pyramid stops to inner room chamfered ceiling beam. Chamfered
surround with scroll stopped durns to doorway to stair turret. Old window bench to 4
hall. Diagonal stops to ceiling beams to lower end and mortices to headrail
indicate position of former screen to lower side of cross-passage. Double handed
cloam oven doorway and chamfered lintel to fireplace. Roof replaced in C20. |

Listing NGR: SS5459926179

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