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Frost Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8479 / 50°50'52"N

Longitude: -3.7469 / 3°44'48"W

OS Eastings: 277117

OS Northings: 106827

OS Grid: SS771068

Mapcode National: GBR L5.VSQN

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.N2J

Entry Name: Frost Cottage

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433073

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MORCHARD BISHOP POLSON HILL, Frost
SS 70 NE
5/184
- Frost Cottage
GV
II

Cottage. Mid-late C17, extended in mid C20. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob
stack with plastered brick chimney shaft; thatched roof. Gable-ended small cottage
facing north-east comprising small service room to left (south-east) and heated room
to right served by projecting end stack. 2 storeys. Balanced 2-window front of
late C19 - early C20 casements with glazing bars. 2 small inserted first floor
windows over central door and gabled, thatch-roofed porch.
Good interior. Main room cross beam is chamfered with scroll stops to rear but on
front has runout stops and thickens as it enters wall with ogee-moulded frame.
Stone fireplace has oak lintel with runout stops and brick oven on left side. To
right of fireplace small cupboard has pivotted fielded panel doors and contains a
shaped shelf. 3 bay roof of A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.
Extension to right and studio to left are mid C20 extensions. A cottage containing
surprisingly high quality detail.


Listing NGR: SS7711706827

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

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