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Park Cottage, Maltsters, Little Thatch and Rose Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7345 / 50°44'4"N

Longitude: -3.9093 / 3°54'33"W

OS Eastings: 265355

OS Northings: 94500

OS Grid: SX653945

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.83JW

Mapcode Global: FRA 27P4.JSZ

Entry Name: Park Cottage, Maltsters, Little Thatch and Rose Cottage

Listing Date: 22 February 1967

Last Amended: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94999

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: 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 SE SOUTH TAWTON SOUTH TAWTON

4/199 Park Cottage, Maltsters, Little
Thatch and Rose Cottage (formerly
22.2.67 listed as Park Cottages)
GV II


Row of 4 cottages, formerly a single farmhouse. C17, maybe earlier, much altered in
C19 and C20. Plastered cob and granite stone rubble; stone rubble stacks with
granite ashlar chimneyshafts; thatch roof.
Plan and development: row of 4 cottages facing south-west. All are 1-room plan
cottages and, in order that all rooms be heated, the 2 axial stacks must have served
back-to-back fireplaces. From left to right the cottages are Park Cottage,
Maltsters, Little Thatch and Rose Cottage. The first three of these have front
doorways on right side of their cottages and Rose Cottage has its doorway in the
right end wall. Only limited internal inspection was available at the time of this
survey and therefore it is not possible to outline the original layout although such
features as flying freeholds suggests that the cottages were created by the
subdivision of a former house. All are 2 storeys with secondary rear outshots.
Exterior: irregular 5-window front of various C20 casements with glazing bars. All
the doorways contain C20 doors and Park Cottage and Maltsters have C20 thatch-roofed
porches. Main roof is half-hipped each end.
Interior: only limited access was available at the time of this survey but what was
seen suggests that most is the result of C19 and C20 modernisations. The fireplaces
are blocked and no beams or early joinery detail shows. Roof was not available for
inspection.
These cottages form part of an attractive group of listed buildings in the vicinity
of the Church of St Andrew (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SX6535694504

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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