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Binkwell Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Denbury and Torbryan, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4888 / 50°29'19"N

Longitude: -3.6647 / 3°39'52"W

OS Eastings: 282004

OS Northings: 66767

OS Grid: SX820667

Mapcode National: GBR QN.WL5T

Mapcode Global: FRA 376R.XSR

Entry Name: Binkwell Cottages

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431999

Location: Denbury and Torbryan, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Denbury and Torbryan

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ipplepen with Torbryan

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 86 NW TORBRYAN TORBRYAN HAMLET

4/57 1 and 2 Binkwell Cottages
23.8.55
GV II

Pair of cottages abutting Church House Inn (q.v.) on west. Possible one house
originally. C17 or earlier, with added lean-to on east; C20 additions at rear of
both cottages. Rendered stone or cob, the front wall of No. 2 (on right)
noticeably thicker than that of No. 1. Wheat-reed thatched roof, hipped at left-
hand end, where there is a stone chimney-stack with tapered top. Rendered stack,
probably of brick, on ridge between the two cottages. Two-storeys, with single-
storey additions. Each cottage has doorway to right with plank door and wood
canopy with pent roof (slated at No. 1). No. 2 has one window to left in ground
storey and No. 1 two windows, with a further window in lean-to; each cottage has a
single second-storey window, irregularly placed. All windows have C19 or early C20
wood casements. Interiors: No. 1 has good plain C19 detail, but No. 2 has in
ground storey a floor beam, chamfered on both sides, almost touching the west
gable-wall, with heavy plain joists spanning the room. In west wall on both floors
(in addition to fireplace in east wall) fireplaces with chamfered wood lintels.
Roof-spaces not accessible.


Listing NGR: SX8200966770

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

Description

SX 86 NW TORBRYAN TORBRYAN HAMLET

4/57 1 and 2 Binkwell Cottages
23.8.55
GV II

Pair of cottages abutting Church House Inn (q.v.) on west. Possible one house
originally. C17 or earlier, with added lean-to on east; C20 additions at rear of
both cottages. Rendered stone or cob, the front wall of No. 2 (on right)
noticeably thicker than that of No. 1. Wheat-reed thatched roof, hipped at left-
hand end, where there is a stone chimney-stack with tapered top. Rendered stack,
probably of brick, on ridge between the two cottages. Two-storeys, with single-
storey additions. Each cottage has doorway to right with plank door and wood
canopy with pent roof (slated at No. 1). No. 2 has one window to left in ground
storey and No. 1 two windows, with a further window in lean-to; each cottage has a
single second-storey window, irregularly placed. All windows have C19 or early C20
wood casements. Interiors: No. 1 has good plain C19 detail, but No. 2 has in
ground storey a floor beam, chamfered on both sides, almost touching the west
gable-wall, with heavy plain joists spanning the room. In west wall on both floors
(in addition to fireplace in east wall) fireplaces with chamfered wood lintels.
Roof-spaces not accessible.


Listing NGR: SX8200966770

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