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Burnthouse Cottage little Thatch thatch End Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Whimple, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7524 / 50°45'8"N

Longitude: -3.3512 / 3°21'4"W

OS Eastings: 304777

OS Northings: 95626

OS Grid: SY047956

Mapcode National: GBR P5.W0JK

Mapcode Global: FRA 37W3.08F

Plus Code: 9C2RQJ2X+XG

Entry Name: Burnthouse Cottage little Thatch thatch End Cottage

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333755

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86955

Location: Whimple, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: 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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SY 09 NW
5/199 Burnthouse Cottage, Little Thatch
- and Thatch End Cottage


3 cottages, formerly estate workers cottages belonging to the Strete Raleigh estate
(q.v). C17 or C18 origins, thoroughly refurbished in the late C19, modernised circa
1980. Plastered walls, variously brick, cob and stone rubble; stone rubble and
brick stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick and the west end stack has tall Tudor-
style divided diagonal stacks with modillion cornices; thatch roof.
Plan: row of 3 cottages facing south with an F-plan. All have 2-room plans.
Burnthouse Cottage is at the right (east) end. It occupies the end room of the main
block which has a projecting gable-end stack and 1-room plan block projecting at
right angles in front to left and partly overlappig a main block room of the centre
cottage, Little Thatch. Both rooms of Little Thatch are in the main block. The
larger left room has a rear lateral stack. Thatch End Cottage occupies the left
(west) end room of the main block which has a rear lateral stack and another 1-room
plan block projecting forward from the left end wnich has an outer lateral stack.
Cottages are 2 storeys with C20 outshots to rear.
Exterior: irregular overall 1:2:1:2 - window front. Burnthouse Cottage has mostly
circa 1980 timber windows with leaded diamond pane effect. The rest are mostly C20
without glazing bars. Moat of the main block first floor windows are half dormers.
All 3 cottages have C20 doors behind similar C20 tile-roofed porches. The main
block roof is hipped both ends. The front blocks are gable-ended with late C19 wavy
Interiors: have plain carpentry detail where exposed. The crossbeam in the main
block room in Thatch End Cottage has wide chamfers and is possibly C17 or C18. Roof
throughout of late C19 A-frames with nailed lap-jointed collars.

Listing NGR: SY0477795626

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