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Prospect Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbotskerswell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5087 / 50°30'31"N

Longitude: -3.6167 / 3°37'0"W

OS Eastings: 285457

OS Northings: 68908

OS Grid: SX854689

Mapcode National: GBR QR.76H9

Mapcode Global: FRA 379Q.BSG

Plus Code: 9C2RG95M+F8

Entry Name: Prospect Cottage

Listing Date: 17 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84717

ID on this website: 101317922

Location: Abbotskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Abbotskerswell

Built-Up Area: Abbotskerswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Abbotskerswell The Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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3/13 Prospect Cottage
House, originally farmhouse. C17 possibly with earlier origins, considerably
altered internally in C20. Rendered rubble cob walls, - hipped thatched roof. 2
projecting rendered rubble lateral stacks at the rear.
Originally 3 room and through-passage plan which has been considerably altered and
the position of the passage is now unclear.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, 4 windows on ground floor. First floor
windows are all c. early-mid C20 casements with glazing bars, 3 light to left and
left of centre, 2 light to right. Window on ground floor to right is 4 light C18
with wood mullion (square section) and glazing bars. To right of centre is probably
C17 3 light wood mullion window, chamfered on the outside, with glazing bar to
central light. To either side of this window is C20 part-glazed door under thatched
porch hood supported on wooden posts at the front. Beyond the left hand door is a
wooden 3 light late C18/early C19 casements . To its left is 3 light C19 casement
with glazing bars.
Interior: The fireplace in the right-hand, probably lower room, has a chamfered
wooden lintel with hollow step stops. The fireplace in the hall has a chamfered
wooden lintel with either worn or run-out stops. There is no access to the roof
space but on the first floor the feet of straight principals are visible with a
pegged collar suggesting an C18/C19 date.
Despite internal alterations, this house preserves a relatively traditional facade
incorporating some old window frames.

Listing NGR: SX8545768908

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