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Bramble Cottage, Number 1 Davids Land Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Down St. Mary, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8285 / 50°49'42"N

Longitude: -3.7888 / 3°47'19"W

OS Eastings: 274113

OS Northings: 104747

OS Grid: SS741047

Mapcode National: GBR L3.X1Z8

Mapcode Global: FRA 26YX.3RY

Plus Code: 9C2RR6H6+CF

Entry Name: Bramble Cottage, Number 1 Davids Land Cottages

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441945

ID on this website: 101259986

Location: Down St Mary, Mid Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Down St. Mary

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Down St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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No.1 Davids Land Cottages, Bramble Cottage


House, formerly 2 cottages. C17, modernised and extended circa 1970. Plastered
cob on rubble footings; cob stack topped with C18 brick; interlocking concrete
tile roof (formerly thatch).
Originally a pair of contemporary 1-room plan cottages facing south. Central
axial stack serving back-to-back fireplaces and set to rear of the ridge.
Outshots to rear may be original. C20 extension to right (east) end. No.2 Davids
Land Cottages (q.v.) adjoining to right. 2 storeys. Regular 4-window front
comprising a variety of C20 casements, most with glazing bars. Ground floor left
window blocks former door to left cottage. At right end original doorway behind
C20 porch with monopitch and corrugated plastic roof. Single storey C20 extension
to right projects forward slightly with 1 front window. Mainroof and extension
roof are gable-ended. Chimney shaft of C18 hand-made brick.
Interior: both rooms have plain soffit-chamfered crossbeams and both oak lintels
to fireplaces are hidden. Each former cottage has C17 A-frame roof with pegged
lap-jointed collar and shaped halvings.

Listing NGR: SS7411304747

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