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Sexton's Cottage and Store Approximately 35 Metres South West of Church of St Swithun

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8102 / 50°48'36"N

Longitude: -3.6642 / 3°39'51"W

OS Eastings: 282844

OS Northings: 102501

OS Grid: SS828025

Mapcode National: GBR L8.Y9JX

Mapcode Global: FRA 366Y.Q8W

Plus Code: 9C2RR86P+38

Entry Name: Sexton's Cottage and Store Approximately 35 Metres South West of Church of St Swithun

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445839

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Built-Up Area: 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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(north side), Sandford

3/223 Sexton's Cottage and
Store approx. 35m south-west
of Church of St. Swithun


Sexton's Cottage and Store. Early-mid C19. Volcanic rubble with sandstone
lintels; volcanic rubble with C19 brick chimney shaft; slate roof. Small gable-
ended building facing south-east with end stack projecting from left (south-west)
end. 2 storeys. 1 window front; to left, at first floor level, a 3-light timber
mullioned window with 2 thin iron stanchions per light, glazing pattern of 21 panes
per light survives (no glass) and central light has wrought iron casement for 15
panes. Plank door to right and flight of external stone steps with plain iron
spear railings. Ground floor has low door to store. All apertures have plain
sandstone lintels set proud of wall surface, possibly not original. The building
is cut into churchyard where ground surface is much higher than Church Street and
therefore single storey shows from churchyard. A similar 3-light window to that
on front on right (north-east) end. It is built continuous with the churchyard
retaining wall (q.v.). The raised cobbled foot path adjoining to the front is

Listing NGR: SS8284602501

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