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Whiteabury Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6824 / 50°40'56"N

Longitude: -3.8132 / 3°48'47"W

OS Eastings: 272000

OS Northings: 88535

OS Grid: SX720885

Mapcode National: GBR QD.4B5D

Mapcode Global: FRA 27X8.L91

Plus Code: 9C2RM5JP+WP

Entry Name: Whiteabury Cottage

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94631

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Whiteabury Cottage


Cottage. Mid C17. Plastered granite rubble; granite rubble stack with plastered
brick chimney shaft; thatch roof.
Plan: 2-room plan cottage facing south-east. The larger left (south-western) room
has a projecting end stack. The original stair rose alongside the fireplace. C20
stairs in wide central through passage. Right room has an inserted end stack.
Outshot to rear of right room may be original. Main house is 2 storeys.
Exterior: irregular 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Central
passage doorway contains a C20 plank door. Roof is gable-ended. Probably C19
woodshed on right end has leanto roof (now asbestos slates). Rear outshot has slate
Interior: the C17 fabric is mostly intact. The main room to left has a soffit-
chamfered crossbeams and late step stops, the same finish as the oak lintel of the
granite fireplace. Roof of C17 A-frame trusses and the foot of one is exposed
enough to show that it is lap-jointed onto a vertical post buried in the wall. The
roofspace was not examined. Most of the joinery detail is C20.

Listing NGR: SX7200088535

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