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Ford Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Huntshaw, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9942 / 50°59'39"N

Longitude: -4.131 / 4°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 250548

OS Northings: 123804

OS Grid: SS505238

Mapcode National: GBR KM.KR97

Mapcode Global: FRA 267H.2G3

Entry Name: Ford Cottages

Listing Date: 19 October 1988

Last Amended: 7 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91428

Location: Huntshaw, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Huntshaw

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Huntshaw St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HUNTSHAW
SS52SW
8/111 Nos 1 and 2
Ford Cottages
II
shall be amended to read:
SS52SW HUNTSHAW
8/111 Nos 1, 2 and 3
Ford Cottages
II
House, now three dwellings. Late medieval; remodelled in early C17.
Colourwashed render over stone and cob; gabled roof, of slate to left and
asbestos sheet to right; left end stack of rendered stone; stone ridge stack
finished in late C19 brick;external right end stack of stone finished in C20
brick. Medieval house, of open-hall type, was remodelled in early C17 as a
2-story 3-unit plan with central hall. Two storeys; 4-window range. Three
C20 lean-to porches with C20 doors. Flat rendered arches over C20 casements
casements with glazing bars to right are set in chamfered C19 frames.
Interior:room to right has chamfered bressumer over open fireplace with inserted mid/late
C19 bread oven and chamfered beam. Central room has stone flag floor, stop-
chamfered beam, two C17 stop-chamfered doorframes, and chamfered bressumer over
open fireplace with cloam oven. Roof: early C17 three-bay A-frame roof with
curved collars, butt purlins and ridge purlin set in notched apexes; also has
original sawn rafters and early C17 moulded plaster cornices beneath collars
which suggests that early C17 ceiling was barrel-vaulted; beneath the truss
the left is the lower part of a late medieval raised cruck set into the front
wall. C17 A-frame over central hall, to left of ridge stack. Interior of
3 Ford Cottages not inspected.


HUNTSHAW
SS52SW
8/111 Nos 1 and 2 Ford
Cottages
II

House, now two dwellings. Late medieval; remodelled in early
C17. Colourwashed render over stone and cob; gabled roof, of
slate to left and asbestos sheet to right; left end stack of
rendered stone; stone ridge stack finished in late C19 brick;
external right end stack of stone finished in C20 brick.
Medieval house, of open-hall type, was remodelled in early C17 as
a 2-storey 3-unit plan with central hall. 2 storeys; 4-window
range. Three C20 lean-to porches with C20 doors. Flat rendered
arches over C20 casements; casements with glazing bars, to right,
are set in chamfered C19 frames. Interior: room to right has
chamfered bressummer over open fireplace with inserted mid/late
C19 bread oven, and chamfered beam. Central room has stone flag
floor, stop-chamfered beam, two C17 stop-chamfered doorframes,
and chamfered bressummer over open fireplace with cloam oven.
Roof: early C17 three-bay A-frame roof with curved collars, butt
purlins and ridge purlin set in notched apexes; also has original
sawn rafters and early C17 moulded plaster cornices beneath
collars, which suggests that early C17 ceiling was
barrel-vaulted; beneath the truss to the left is the lower part
of a late medieval raised cruck set into the front wall. C17
A-frame truss over central hall, to left of ridge stack. Cottage
to left not inspected but likely to be of interest.


Listing NGR: SS5054823804

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