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Richmond Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8009 / 50°48'3"N

Longitude: -3.8142 / 3°48'51"W

OS Eastings: 272248

OS Northings: 101712

OS Grid: SS722017

Mapcode National: GBR L2.YTT1

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WZ.CV0

Plus Code: 9C2RR52P+88

Entry Name: Richmond Cottage

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96537

Location: Bow, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bow

Built-Up Area: Bow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bow (or Nymet Tracey) with Broad Nymet

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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BOW (south side)

Richmond Cottage



Cottage. Mid C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob stack with C20 brick top; thatch roof.

Two-room plan house facing north with roughly central through passage. Larger right (western) room heated by stack in party wall with adjoining Hillside (q.v.) C19 service extension to rear of right room. Two storeys. Balanced two-window front of late C19 casements with glazing bars, two lights to left, three lights to right. Contemporary four-panel door to passage a little left of centre. Roof is gable-ended to left and continuous with adjoining Hillside to right.

Interior: larger right room has cob fireplace now lined with stone and replacement timber lintel. There are seats either side and large aperture on left side to now-demolished oven or smoking chamber. Crossbeam is soffit-chamfered with unusual scroll-nick stops. Roof of A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22 January 2019.

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