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Primrose Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9174 / 50°55'2"N

Longitude: -3.704 / 3°42'14"W

OS Eastings: 280315

OS Northings: 114485

OS Grid: SS803144

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QKGY

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.0T6

Plus Code: 9C2RW78W+XC

Entry Name: Primrose Cottage

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97520

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: 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

SS 81 SW Witheridge
9/110 No.20 (Primrose Cottage)
House. C16, floored C17, much remodelled early C19. Gabled ends to thatched roof,
roughcast and colourwashed, probably rubble and cob walls.
Plan and development: the hall and inner room of a 3 unit and through-passage plan
house. The lower end to left now a separate dwelling No.22 (Lantern Cottage). Hall
with a rear lateral stack, the inner room unheated. Originally the house was open
to the roof, the floors appear to have been added C17. Early C19 wing at the rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys, 2 windows, 12-pane sash windows, exposed sash boxes, wooden
cills. Door opening to left of ground floor, wooden doorcase with pilasters,
entablature and cornice, panelled door.
Interior: the hall with a chamfered axial ceiling beam with ogee stop. Fireplace
to hall with a plain sooden bressumer. Throughout the house Cl7 joinery including
doors and window shutters.
Roof: jointed cruck truss over the hall, smoke-blackened, also lightly-sooted
thatch, rafters and battens. Some of roof renewed C18.

Listing NGR: SS8031514485

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

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