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Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunkeswell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8631 / 50°51'47"N

Longitude: -3.2216 / 3°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 314124

OS Northings: 107776

OS Grid: ST141077

Mapcode National: GBR LW.TTYB

Mapcode Global: FRA 464T.GRC

Plus Code: 9C2RVQ7H+69

Entry Name: Church Cottage

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86582

ID on this website: 101308928

Location: Dunkeswell, East Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Dunkeswell

Built-Up Area: Dunkeswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dunkeswell St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Thatched cottage

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ST 10 NW
5/27 Church Cottage
Cottage. Probably late C18 - early C19, modernised circa 1970. Plastered local
stone rubble, maybe with some cob; stone rubble stack topped with C19 brick; thatch
Plan: small 2-room plan cottage facing east-south-east,say east. Its plot intrudes
into the corner of the churchyard. The larger left (south) room is heated by a
gable-end stack. 2 storeys with secondary lean-to outshot on the left end.
Exterior: nearly symmetrical 2-window front with a third ground floor window, all
C20 casements with glazing bars. Central doorway contains a C20 plank door behind a
contemporary gabled porch. The roof is gable-ended.
Interior: was much modernised circa 1970 and much of the carpentry detail was
replaced then. The crossbeam in the larger room was replaced although the slender
joists are probably original. The fireplace was lined with brick at the same time
although its original chamfered oak lintel is exposed. Roof not inspected.
This cottage is one of a group of attractive traditional thatch-roofed buildings in
the vicinity of the Church of St Nicholas (q.v).

Listing NGR: ST1412407776

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