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Rowan Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8204 / 50°49'13"N

Longitude: -3.7094 / 3°42'33"W

OS Eastings: 279688

OS Northings: 103707

OS Grid: SS796037

Mapcode National: GBR L6.XQ3L

Mapcode Global: FRA 363X.YHM

Plus Code: 9C2RR7CR+57

Entry Name: Rowan Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273034

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446661

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Cottage; part of former farmhouse. Early-mid C17, extended in C19. Plastered cob
on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with C19 brick. Gable-ended cottage
facing south-east (away from road). The right (north-east) room was originally the
inner room of a C17 farmhouse which was subdivided and enlarged (to left) in C19.
Axial stack to right room and rear lateral stack to left room. 2 storeys.
Irregular 3-window front of late C19 and C20 casements. Each room has a C20 door
at right side, the right one behind a C20 glass-sided porch. Right room has early-
mid C17 crossbeam with double-ovolo moulding and leaf-decorated step stops; oak
fireplace lintel has rebated ogee moulding and leaf-decorated step stops. Roof
inaccessible but probably replaced in C19. Remainder of original farmhouse
occupied by Lower Shoplands (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SS7968803707

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