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Pair of Cottages at Langdown Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7553 / 50°45'19"N

Longitude: -3.8785 / 3°52'42"W

OS Eastings: 267590

OS Northings: 96760

OS Grid: SX675967

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.DRG4

Mapcode Global: FRA 27R2.YLS

Entry Name: Pair of Cottages at Langdown Cross

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94995

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 NE SOUTH TAWTON LANGDOWN CROSS

1/293 Pair of cottages at Langdown
Cross

GV II

Pair of cottages. Late 1900. Local stone rubble laid to rough courses with granite
ashlar quoins; stone or brick stacks with brick chimneyshafts; slate roof with
pierced crested ridgetiles.
Plan: pair of contemporary cottages facing south-east. Each is a mirror plan of the
other. The centre part breaks forward being 2 rooms deep, each cottage 1 room wide
either side of an axial stack serving back-to-back fireplaces. Each cottage has a
third room in a room with rear lateral stack projecting outwards from the rear room.
Each has an entrance porch in the angle between the rooms. 2 storeys with probably
integral outshots across the rear.
Exterior: symmetrical front. Only the projecting centre contains front windows, 1
to each cottage, all original casements with glazing bars and the first floor ones
are gabled half dormers with plain bargeboards. Lean-to porches in the angles
containing plain plank doors. The roof over the central part is tall and hipped
both ends and the outer wings are gable-ended. Further windows in the end walls.
Interiors not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX6759096760

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