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Jennett's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.001 / 51°0'3"N

Longitude: -4.2333 / 4°13'59"W

OS Eastings: 243391

OS Northings: 124772

OS Grid: SS433247

Mapcode National: GBR KH.K9D9

Mapcode Global: FRA 260G.QKT

Plus Code: 9C3Q2Q28+9M

Entry Name: Jennett's Cottage

Listing Date: 22 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375762

Location: Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bideford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bideford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BUCKLAND ROAD (South side)

Jennett's Cottage



Cottage, believed to have been built for a gamekeeper on the Moreton House estate. Early C19 with late C20 additions. Painted stone rubble and cob. Thatched roof. Rendered chimney, barely visible above the thatch. Two room plan with winder stair in rear wall. One storey with garret. Cottage ornee style. Centre doorway with window at either side. Two dormers in the thatch, the windows with cranked heads. Thatch sweeps down over a verandah supported on rough tree trunks stripped of their bark. Opposite the door the verandah breaks forward to form a small porch with gabled roof. Windows have late C20 plain wood casements. Late C20 wing to right, designed in same style as original. Late C20 conservatory to left.

INTERIOR not inspected, but previous list description mentions 'Tight winder stair from main room with rebuilt open fire; fireplace in left room has rough bressumer beam built in at high level in wall.'

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 7 February 2016.

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

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