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Latitude: 50.2921 / 50°17'31"N
Longitude: -3.6563 / 3°39'22"W
OS Eastings: 282112
OS Northings: 44878
OS Grid: SX821448
Mapcode National: GBR QP.92BG
Mapcode Global: FRA 3878.7DD
Entry Name: Orchard Cottage
Listing Date: 25 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1318027
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99883
Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
Civil Parish: Slapton
Built-Up Area: Slapton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX8244 Orchard Cottage (Nos. 1
12/97 2 and 3 Orchard Terrace)
House, once divided into 3 cottages. Circa early C17 or earlier, altered in
C19. Stone rubble and possibly cob, plastered at front and partly slate
hung at rear. Thatched roof, hipped at left hand end the right hand end has
been raised and clad in asbestos slate. Stone rubble stack at left hand end
with extended brick shaft, stone rubble rear lateral stack with tall tapered
shaft with slate weathering; large rendered stack at right hand end
incorporated into adjoining house.
Plan: Probably originally a 3-room and through passage plan, the lower
right hand (west) end heated from a gable end stack, the hall from a lateral
stack at the rear and the inner room at the left end has an end stack.
There is a circa C18 or early C19 single storey outshut at the rear of the
high left end. In the C19 it was divided into 3 cottages one in each of the
3 rooms of the plan, the lower right hand end was remodelled and its eaves
raised probably when the adjoining cottage No 4. (Spring Cottage) was built.
In the C20 the cottages were reunited into one house and the ground floor of
the lower right hand end was converted into a garage.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window range. The left and centre
part under the thatch roof has C19 2 and 3-light casements with glazing bars
and 2 C19 glazed panelled doors with C20 canopies. The lower right hand end
has higher eaves, a C20 first floor casement and C20 garage door below. The
left hand end has a small first floor window to left of stack in slate
Rear elevation, slate hung to left, large lateral stack at centre and stone
rubble single storey outshut to right with rounded corner and slate lean-to
Interior: Inaccessible. The lateral stack of the hall has a large
fireplace probably with a timber lintel. Other original carpentry is
expected to survive and there might be an early roof structure.
Listing NGR: SX8211244877
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