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Lower Bagborough Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8287 / 50°49'43"N

Longitude: -3.733 / 3°43'58"W

OS Eastings: 278041

OS Northings: 104667

OS Grid: SS780046

Mapcode National: GBR L5.X43X

Mapcode Global: FRA 362X.1H3

Entry Name: Lower Bagborough Cottages

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445545

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


2/191 Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Lower Bagborough


Farmhouse, now 3 cottages. C16, improved in late C16-early C17, subdivided and
extended in mid-late C19. Original farmhouse had 3-room-and-through-passage plan
facing south-east with service room (now No. 3) at left (south-west) end. No. 2
occupies former hall and inner room. No. 1 was added to right (north-east) of
former inner room in mid-late C19 with forward projecting wing. End stacks to
former service and inner rooms and axial hall stack backing onto through passage.
No. 1 has stack between main and front wings. 2 storeys. Overall 6-window front
to main block comprising C19 and C20 casements of various sizes and irregular
disposition including 3 right-hand half-dormers with thatched gables over and plain
bargeboards. No. 3 has C20 iron casements, front door and plain porch. Through
passage door (between No. 2 and 3) has late C16-early C17 doorframe with richly-
moulded surround and C19 hall window to right has late C16-early C17 hoodmould. 2
pigeon holes under eaves between passage door and hall window. Roof is hipped to
left and half-hipped to front wing. Rear passage door has late C16-early C17 frame
with chamfered surround and segmental head and stair turret projecting to rear of
hall and inner room.
Good interior on basis of limited access. Passage to service end is rubble wall.
Passage to hall has late C16-early C17 oak plank-and-muntin screen alongside rear
of hall fireplace. The muntins are chamfered with step stops. Similar plank-and-
muntin screen at upper end of hall and C17 moulded axial beam over hall. Roof not

Listing NGR: SS7804104667

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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