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Penford Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9201 / 50°55'12"N

Longitude: -3.7063 / 3°42'22"W

OS Eastings: 280162

OS Northings: 114787

OS Grid: SS801147

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QBX7

Mapcode Global: FRA 363N.ZX7

Plus Code: 9C2RW7CV+2F

Entry Name: Penford Cottages

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97470

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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SS 81 SW
9/64 Nos 1 and 2 Penford Cottages
- II
4 small cottages in a row, now refashioned into 2 dwellings. Probably C18, altered
into 2 circa 1920. Rubble, gabled slate roof with wide eaves, 2 gable brick stacks
and 2 lateral stacks at rear with tall brick shafts.
Plan and development: probably 4-small single bay dwellings, altered circa 1920
into 2, each of these with a central hall and 2 flanking rooms, entrance halls with
straight-flight staircases, right room to right cottage on ground floor of full
height, first floor removed.
Exterior: 2 storeys, 3:3 windows, 2- and 3-light early C20 casements with leaded
lights, much medieval and later glass incorporated into these windows, very tall
easement to the right. 2 door openings, 1 to the centre of each dwelling, lean-to
porches with half-glazed doors.
Interior: the glass is the salient feature of the interior, some is medieval, some
C17 and some in early C20 quirky style with cherubs, ships etc. The remainder of
tne interiors have been completely refitted C20 with joinery and simple features.
Roof probably C18 with straight principals showing in the first floor bedrooms,
remainder of the ridge and rafters unseen.

Listing NGR: SS8016214787

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