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A Grade II Listed Building in Dean Prior, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4682 / 50°28'5"N

Longitude: -3.7901 / 3°47'24"W

OS Eastings: 273056

OS Northings: 64679

OS Grid: SX730646

Mapcode National: GBR QF.RXS6

Mapcode Global: FRA 27YT.H7Y

Plus Code: 9C2RF695+7X

Entry Name: 1 and 2

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Last Amended: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99264

Location: Dean Prior, South Hams, Devon, TQ11

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Dean Prior

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dean Prior St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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6/168 Nos 1 and 2
(Formerly listed as
9-2-61 Simms Cottages)


Pair of cottages, originally one house. Circa late C16 to early C17, with later
alterations. Rendered columns. Steeply pitched asbestos slate roof, one end
gabled, the other half-hipped. No 1's roof to left is slightly lower. Rendered
end stacks. Probably three room and through passage plan with stack at either
end. Position of hall stack uncertain, but probably axial stack backing onto
passage and now truncated below roof. Newel stairs at rear of higher end.
One storey and attic. Three window range. C20 two-light casements. No 2 has
two C20 racking roof dormers at eaves level. No 1 has lean-to extension at
front with catslide roof with C20 porch to No 2 in the angle. Interior: No 2
has chamfered half beam against higher end wall with bar stop. Other chamfered
ceiling beams, one over possible portion of screen to inner room. Fireplace
in higher end wall with plan timber lintel. Newel stairs in rear wall at higher
end. Roof of No 1 at lower end has three trusses. One complete truss with
morticed apex and morticed far collar which is missing, and with three tiers
of mortice holes for threaded purlins which are missing. One blade of similar
truss, the other blade a later replacement. One more truss with lap-jointed
side pegged collar. No2 of higher end has similar but much altered roof, some
of the principals have mortices for threaded purlins.

Listing NGR: SX7305664679

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