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Latitude: 50.7749 / 50°46'29"N
Longitude: -3.4452 / 3°26'42"W
OS Eastings: 298196
OS Northings: 98253
OS Grid: SX981982
Mapcode National: GBR P2.XK43
Mapcode Global: FRA 37N1.CMM
Entry Name: Drake's Cottage
Listing Date: 22 July 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333646
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88421
Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5
Civil Parish: Broad Clyst
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Broadclyst St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 99 NE BROADCLYST MOOR LANE (west side)
5/108 Drake's Cottage
Cottage. Circa 1500 or earlier with extensive alterations and a large C20
extension. Cob, stone plinth, under thatched roof, half-hipped to right-hand end.
The old range (the higher end of a former 3-room cross passage plan) now abuts on to
a 1980s extension set at right-angles to the old range forming an L-shaped plan
overall. The lower end has been destroyed. 2 storeys throughout.
Front: Doorway (close to internal angle of L-plan) with C20 thatched porch; two 2-
light windows of unequal size to right at ground floor, one upper window under
eyebrow eaves. Much buttressing.
Rear: elevation above road; lateral stack with bake-oven bulge; three 2 and 3-light
windows to ground floor, one 2-light window above under eyebrow eaves. Timber
casements throughout, C20.
Interior: Hall fireplace with large timber lintel and one original jamb; brick and
stone lined with side oven; one rendered post and wattle screen with shouldered
door arch; chamfered beam with step hollow stops.
Roof: 2 principal trusses (possibly jointed crucks), one closed, each with collar,
yoke side pegged and morticed and diagonal ridge piece; trenched purlins; hip cruck
to right-hand end. Smoke-blackened throughout.
Listing NGR: SX9819698253
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