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Southcott Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8366 / 50°50'11"N

Longitude: -3.7655 / 3°45'55"W

OS Eastings: 275774

OS Northings: 105607

OS Grid: SS757056

Mapcode National: GBR L4.WMVH

Mapcode Global: FRA 360W.DV0

Entry Name: Southcott Cottages

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432630

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
SS 70 NE
5/127
Southcott Cottages
- II

2 cottages, formerly 1 farmhouse. Probably C16 with C17 improvements. Plastered
cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; corrugated
asbestos roof (formerly thatch). Originally a 3-room-and-through-passage plan house
facing east with former service room at right (south) end. Probably C17 dairy and
stair wing added at right angles to rear of hall and inner room. Large axial hall
stack backing onto passage and inserted C20 axial stack to inner room end. Left
cottage occupies former inner room and dairy/stair annexe and right cottage occupies
former hall, passage and service room. 2 storeys. 5 window front of various sizes
and irregular disposition comprising C19 and C20 casements, all with glazing bars.
The central pair of first floor casements, both 3 lights, include C19 glass. Left
cottage has inserted door. Right cottage has C20 door into hall and former passage
door blocked to right. Interior not available for inspection at time of survey but
is known to include C16 and C17 features.


Listing NGR: SS7577405607

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

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