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Little Silver

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7357 / 50°44'8"N

Longitude: -3.3828 / 3°22'58"W

OS Eastings: 302513

OS Northings: 93811

OS Grid: SY025938

Mapcode National: GBR P4.R40Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 37S4.KXV

Plus Code: 9C2RPJP8+7V

Entry Name: Little Silver

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352465

Location: Rockbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Rockbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rockbeare St Mary with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description



SY 09 NW ROCKBEARE SILVER LANE

3/142 Nos. 1 and 2 Little Silver
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- II

2 cottages. Probably early C19 with late C19-early C20 extensions. Plastered cob
on stone rubble footings; brick stacks topped with late C19 brick; thatch roof,
slate to outshots and extensions.
Originally a pair of adjoining 2-room plan cottages facing south with mirror plans
either side of the party wall. Each cottage has a projecting end stack. The
outshots across the rear may well be original. No.1 is the left (western) cottage
and has a 2 storey 1-room extension to rear and projecting a little from the left
end. No.2 is the right (eastern) cottage and has a 2-storey 1-room extension on the
end. Main cottages are 2 storeys.
The original cottages once had a symmetrical 4-window front overall, -that is 2 each
with central doorway. It has been rearranged a little by the blocking of the first
floor right window in No.1 and the blocking of the doorway of No.2 by a window. The
doorway of No.2 is now in the right extension which adds a fifth window to the front.
All are C20 iron-framed casements with glazing bars. Both doorways are C20 behind
contemporary gabled and slate-roofed porches. The main roof is hipped each end and
the extension to No.2 is gable ended.
Interior is largely the result of the superficial C20 modernisation. No carpentry
is exposed and the fireplaces are blocked by C20 grates. The roof was not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SY0251393811

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