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Gibbs Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in South Pool, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2485 / 50°14'54"N

Longitude: -3.7166 / 3°42'59"W

OS Eastings: 277704

OS Northings: 40127

OS Grid: SX777401

Mapcode National: GBR QK.SYP5

Mapcode Global: FRA 383C.MVV

Plus Code: 9C2R67XM+98

Entry Name: Gibbs Cottage

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100849

Location: South Pool, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: South Pool

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Pool St Nicholas and St Cyriac

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Cottage. Circa late C17 or early C18, extended in later C20. Rendered rubble
walls incorporating some cob. Thatch roof gabled to right end and hipped to left.
Rendered axial stack, probably brick on a rubble base, and rubble lateral stack at
rear of left-hand end.
Plan: originally 2-room plan, larger room to right which has fireplace in end
wall and doorway on front wall. Left-hand room has fireplace and doorway on rear
wall. In later C20 a 1-room addition was built at the right-hand end and a
conservatory on the rear wall.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with 2 storey extension at
right-hand end which has small-paned 2 and 3-light casements. Otherwise C19 2-
light casements on the 1st floor and a 3-light one on the ground floor left of
centre with 2 C20 casements to the left and centre. Probably C18 plank door to
left of centre below single slate hood.
Interior- retains its 2 open fireplaces with roughly chamfered wooden lintel: the roughly chamfered wooden lintel: the
one in the right-hand room had the date 1719 scratched on it. Roof timbers are
simple pegged A-frames and may be original or late C18.

Listing NGR: SX7770440127

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