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Latitude: 50.6605 / 50°39'37"N
Longitude: -3.7626 / 3°45'45"W
OS Eastings: 275511
OS Northings: 86023
OS Grid: SX755860
Mapcode National: GBR QG.KR36
Mapcode Global: FRA 370B.7ZG
Plus Code: 9C2RM66P+6W
Entry Name: Cross Tree Cottage Including Front Area Railings
Listing Date: 4 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308684
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85054
Location: Moretonhampstead, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Moretonhampstead
Built-Up Area: Moretonhampstead
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Moretonhampstead St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
MORETONHAMPSTEAD CROSS STREET (south side),
8/119 Cross Tree Cottage including
- front area railings
House, converted into 2 cottages, now one house again. Circa early C18 with circa
mid C19 rear wing. Stuccoed granite rubble, probably with light scantling timber
framing to first floor which is also stuccoed. Asbestos slate roof with gable end
to left abutting adjoining building and hipped to right. Gable end to rear wing.
Rendered axial stack behind ridge.
2 principal front rooms, one on either side of central lobby entrance formed by
axial stack which serves both rooms. Stairs behind the stack and small service
rooms at rear under an integral 2-storey leanto. Kitchen wing added in circa mid
C19 to rear of right-hand room. Later in C19 or early C20 a 2-storey porch was
added to the front entrance. This porch replaced an early C19 2-storey porch with
gothick windows depicted in photographs dated circa 1860 and circa 1880 in Bowing
Library in Moretonhampstead.
2 storeys. 3-window range. C19 sashes without glazing bars; first floor in
exposed moulded cases; ground floor right larger late C19 2-light casement.
Central doorway with late C19 or early C20 2-storey whitewashed brick gabled porch,
the first floor jettied on shaped wooden corbels at front and with applied sham
timber framing, moulded bargeboards and wooden finial. Fielded panel door, top
panels glazed, and with side lights. Front inner doorway has early C18 double
doors, each with 4-panels, 2 small centre panels side by side and large top and
Interior: ground floor right hand room has roughly chamfered ceiling beam and C20
fireplace. Left hand room has blocked fireplace with C20 chimney pieces. Two panel
doors on ground floor at rear. Framed staircase behind stack; the top flight has
early C18 balustrade with closed string, heavy turned balusters and square handrail
with moulded capping butted up to square newels moulded at the corners and with
ball finials; bottom flight replaced.
First floor has simple C18 chimneypieces with moulded cornices and moulded
architraves and small panelled pot-cupboards to side. 2 early C18 first floor
doors made from planks and rails to form panelled appearance, and another C18 2-
panel door also on first floor.
Including C19 front garden area railings with sort of fleur-de-lis or spearhead
shafts, baluster stanchions set in granite plinth.
Cross Tree Cottage has some interesting early C18 internal joinery and the exterior
which has been little altered since the C19 has group value with other listed
buildings in Cross Street.
Listing NGR: SX7551386020
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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