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Shorts Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tawstock, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0499 / 51°2'59"N

Longitude: -4.0624 / 4°3'44"W

OS Eastings: 255533

OS Northings: 129867

OS Grid: SS555298

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.G4PM

Mapcode Global: FRA 26CB.Z02

Plus Code: 9C3Q2WXQ+X2

Entry Name: Shorts Cottage

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Last Amended: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437073

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 NE
4/91 Shorts Cottage (formerly listed
- as The Cottage)

Cottage. Late Cl7
roof raised and replaced in C20. Rendered stone rubble and cob.
Concrete tiled roof with gable ends. Corrugated asbestos roof to rear outshut.
Brick stack at left end and brick stack with moulded cap set just off the ridge.
Single room to each side of through-passage, the hall to right heated by stack
backing onto through-passage and containing the staircase running up beside the
front wall. C19 continuous outshut to rear and small lean-to at right end.
2 storeys. 2 window range. C19/C20 fenestration. 2 light casements, 8 panes per
light on each floor to right and 6 panes per light over 15 panes per light to left
of doorway with C19 timber architrave with shaped lintel encasing a C17 door
surround. C17 ledged door of 3 planks with cover strips.
Interior C17 chamfered door surround with worn scroll-stopped durns to
hall/through-passage doorway. Old joinery to hall with H-L hinges. C19 range in
hall fireplace made by James Tucker of Barnstaple.

Listing NGR: SS5553329867

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