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Latitude: 50.2724 / 50°16'20"N
Longitude: -3.8275 / 3°49'39"W
OS Eastings: 269862
OS Northings: 42980
OS Grid: SX698429
Mapcode National: GBR QD.Z6J7
Mapcode Global: FRA 28W9.SSM
Entry Name: Rose Cottage
Listing Date: 19 February 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100830
Location: South Milton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: South Milton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: South Milton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SOUTH MILTON SOUTH MILTON VILLAGE
SX 64 SE
4/133 Rose Cottage
G. V. II
Small house. Circa early C16, altered in early - m id C17, restored in late C20.
Slatestone rubble walls, the front wall apparently refaced in the late C20. Gable
ended slate roof. Brick stack at each gable end.
Plan: 2-room plan, with fireplace at each end, larger room to the left.
Originally an open hall with central hearth floored over in circa mid C17.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front, 3 windows on ground floor, of
late C20 small-paned casements. C20 plank door to left in round-arched doorway
(part of C20 refacing).
Interior: Ground floor and chamfered cross beams with drawer and bar stops and
close-set joists, also chamfered. Wooden newel stair. 4 original jointed cruck
roof trusses with slightly cranked collars and 3 threaded purlins, all smoke
This is an unusual survival of a small medieval house retaining its original roof.
Its original use is unclear considering the quality of its carpentry and it may
once have been larger or been connected with the medieval building immediately
behind it (q.v. 1 - 4 Shute Cottages).
Source: N. Pevsner and B. Cherry Buildings of England: Devon (1989)
Listing NGR: SX6986242980
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