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May Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurlestone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2775 / 50°16'39"N

Longitude: -3.8599 / 3°51'35"W

OS Eastings: 267570

OS Northings: 43603

OS Grid: SX675436

Mapcode National: GBR QB.L45N

Mapcode Global: FRA 28T9.D27

Plus Code: 9C2R74HR+22

Entry Name: May Cottage

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100872

ID on this website: 101306237

Location: Buckland, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Thurlestone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Thurlestone All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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G. V. II

House. C17 probably altered in C20. Rendered rubble walls which may incorporate
some cob. Thatch roof gabled to left end and hipped to right. Projecting
rendered rubble stack with brick shaft at left gable end, similar stack not
projecting at right-hand end.
Plan: originally 3-room-and-through-passage plan, lower end probably to the
right. Hall heated by front lateral stack now blocked off. C19 outshut added in
front of left-hand room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1 window front, 4 to the ground floor of C20
small-paned 1 and 2-light casements. C20 gabled porch to right of centre with
glazed door. In front of left-hand end is a C19 outshut and immediately to its
right is the truncated projecting lateral stack.
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey but may contain original features such
as ceiling beams and fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SX6757043603

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