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Brook Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Whimple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7663 / 50°45'58"N

Longitude: -3.3566 / 3°21'23"W

OS Eastings: 304428

OS Northings: 97183

OS Grid: SY044971

Mapcode National: GBR P5.853V

Mapcode Global: FRA 37V2.44M

Plus Code: 9C2RQJ8V+G9

Entry Name: Brook Cottages

Listing Date: 7 July 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86990

Location: Whimple, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Whimple

Built-Up Area: Whimple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Whimple St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

WHIMPLE THE SQUARE,
SY 0497-0597
10/231 Nos 1 and 2 Brook Cottages
7.7.80
GV II

2 cottages. Late C17 or C18. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings; stone rubble
stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: pair of cottages facing west onto The Square. The left (northern) cottage
has a 1-room plan and a rear lateral stack. The right cottage has a 2-room plan
with an axial stack between the rooms. 2 storeys with C20 service extensions to
rear.
Exterior: overall irregular 5-window front of C18, C19 and C20 casements with
glazing bars, the first floor ones with thatch eyebrows over. The 2 front doors
contain C20 plank doors. Roof is half-hipped both ends.
Interior: was not available for inspection at the time of this survey although
original carpentry detail is said to survive.
Brook Cottages form part of a group of listed buildings in the vicinity of the
Church of St Mary.


Listing NGR: SY0441297171

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