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Fern Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9174 / 50°55'2"N

Longitude: -3.7026 / 3°42'9"W

OS Eastings: 280412

OS Northings: 114479

OS Grid: SS804144

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QKTY

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.1BY

Plus Code: 9C2RW78W+WX

Entry Name: Fern Cottage

Listing Date: 13 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462498

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Witheridge

Built-Up Area: Witheridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Fern Cottage


House in row, with front railings. Dated 1868. Squared rubble, slate root; cast-iron railings. A symmetrical central hall and staircase plan, set back from street at angle, parallel with adjacent properties Nos 8 and 12 (qqv). Two-storeys, 3-window, 12-pane sashes in painted stone surrounds and with stooled granite ci1ls; central original 6-panel door under flat-roofed original glazed porch. Small gable stacks, box eaves. The right return is partly covered by No 8, but there is a small arched casement to the attic space, and, at first floor left, a stone panel inscribed 'FERN COTT AGE/1868'. Projecting verge to thin barge-board. The left return is rendered, and has similar small light to the attic. The rear has two small2-light small-pane casements at first floor, with small central vertical light with margin-panes, above a similar ground-floor light retaining tinted glass. The entrance front is connected to the rear of the adjacent N o 12 by a short length of rubble wall, with plank door in an arched opening. INTER! OR: straight flight stick baluster staircase with cutstring, front windows have panelled shutters and breast panels. Original panelled doors. First floor not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Across the full width of the property following the pavement line and at an angle to the house front a cast-iron railing on small stone curb wall; alternately hooped and single rails with fleur-de-Iys finials; central matching gate. Railings attached to No 12, left, and returned to front of No 10, right. Substantially unaltered eXternally, the property is important to the continuity of the street.

Listing NGR: SS8041214479

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

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