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Latitude: 50.7035 / 50°42'12"N
Longitude: -3.7899 / 3°47'23"W
OS Eastings: 273701
OS Northings: 90841
OS Grid: SX737908
Mapcode National: GBR QF.943H
Mapcode Global: FRA 27Y6.WX6
Plus Code: 9C2RP636+92
Entry Name: Primrose Cottage
Listing Date: 22 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306378
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94890
Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Drewsteignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON DREWSTEIGNTON
5/95 Primrose Cottage
Small house, formerly 2 cottages. Late C17 - early C18, modernised circa 1970.
Plastered cob on stone rubble footings; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20
brick; thatch roof, slate to rear outshot.
Plan: originally a pair of 1-room plan cottages facing east and backing onto the
churchyard. The right room has a projecting end stack and the left room has a rear
lateral stack. The 2 cottages have now been united and a former woodstore to rear
of the left room has been brought into domestic use. 2 storeys.
Exterior: not quite symmetrical 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars.
Pair of central doorways have probably C19 solid frames but contain C20 doors. Roof
is hipped to left and gable-ended to right.
Interior: the right room has a soffit-chamfered and roll-stopped crossbeam and a
stone rubble fireplace with a slight soffit-chamfer to the oak lintel. The left
room has a slight soffit-chamfer to the crossbeam and this fireplace has a soffit-
chamfered oak lintel with runout stops. Nothing of the roof structure shows. Each
cottage has a single bay roof either side of the timber-framed central crosswall.
Primrose Cottage forms part of a group of attractive listed buildings in the village
on the east side of the churchyard.
Listing NGR: SX7369690839
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