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Emmett's Cottage and Barn Adjoining to West

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0543 / 51°3'15"N

Longitude: -3.8241 / 3°49'26"W

OS Eastings: 272246

OS Northings: 129915

OS Grid: SS722299

Mapcode National: GBR L1.FYWM

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WB.G09

Entry Name: Emmett's Cottage and Barn Adjoining to West

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398443

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON
SS 7229-7329
18/109 Emmett's Cottage and barn adjoining
- to west
II
Cottage and adjoining barn. Late C17 or early C18 cottage with late C19 addition.
C18 barn. Uncoursed stone rubble ground floor with rendered cob to first floor, C19
addition of uncoursed stone rubble with red-brick dressings. Gable-ended roof, with
corrugated asbestos to c.1700 part and Welsh slate to C19 addition. Circa 1700
stone stack and C19 red-brick stack. Barn of uncoursed stone rubble to front, cob on
stone plinth to rear, and gable-ended corrugated-iron roof.
Plan: One-room plan cottage, facing south. External end stack to left with winder
staircase in left-hand rear corner and front entrance to right. Stud partition,
possibly later addition, forming entrance hall at right-hand end of room. One-room
C19 addition to right. Later C18 barn added to left (see straight joints). Two
storeys.
Exterior: Three windows to first floor and 2 to ground floor, all late C19 two-light
wooden casements; windows in right-hand C19 part with red brick dressings.
Segmental-headed right-hand ground-floor window was formerly a doorway (see straight
joints below). Central boarded door (at right-hand end of C18 block) with wooden
lintel. Large external stack to left-hand gable end with projecting semi-circular
bread oven (visible in barn). Two C19 windows to rear of cottage. Barn adjoining to
left with wide central entrance. Blocked doorway to rear.
Interior: of cottage: Circa 1700 part with 2 roughly-chamfered cross beams in ground-
floor room. First floor divided by C19 partitions. Barn with C20 five-bay roof
and loft at left-hand end.
This cottage is also known as West Park Cottage.

Listing NGR: SS7224629915

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

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