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Latitude: 50.848 / 50°50'52"N
Longitude: -3.7471 / 3°44'49"W
OS Eastings: 277106
OS Northings: 106840
OS Grid: SS771068
Mapcode National: GBR L5.VSN0
Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.N1D
Plus Code: 9C2RR7X3+55
Entry Name: Frost Cottage
Listing Date: 4 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263181
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433073
Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
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
SS 70 NE
POLSON HILL, Frost
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: SS7710606840
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