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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
Entry Name: Shorts Cottage
Listing Date: 25 February 1965
Last Amended: 18 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1253766
English Heritage Legacy ID: 437073
Location: Tawstock, North Devon, Devon, EX31
Civil Parish: Tawstock
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Tawstock St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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