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Wolleigh Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bovey Tracey, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6065 / 50°36'23"N

Longitude: -3.6892 / 3°41'21"W

OS Eastings: 280565

OS Northings: 79891

OS Grid: SX805798

Mapcode National: GBR QL.85XG

Mapcode Global: FRA 375G.LKK

Plus Code: 9C2RJ846+H8

Entry Name: Wolleigh Cottage

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84481

Location: Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Bovey Tracey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bovey Tracey St Peter, St Paul and St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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House, formerly 2 cottages; probably a farmhouse originally. Late C16 or C17 with
later additions on left and at rear. Rendered stone and cob. Thatched roof with
rendered chimneystack in each gable; addition to left has low-pitched slated roof
with clay ridge-tiles. 2-room and through-passage plan, with added stair turret
behind right-hand room. 2 storeys, with single-storey addition at rear. 3-window
front, all windows with C19 wood casements of 3 lights, except for a 2-light
casement in centre of second storey; lights are of 3 panes each. In centre bay of
ground storey is a pair of C20 glazed doors within a solid-walled porch having an
asbestos slated pent roof. Addition to left, a converted outbuilding, has 2
windows grouped together at left-hand end of ground storey; both have single-light
wood casements, the right-hand one with 6 panes, the left-hand one with 2 panes. To
left of second storey a C20 wood casement of 2 lights, with 2 panes per light. In
left-hand gable, fronting road, a small 4-pane wood casement window in ground
storey; 2-light C20 wood casement with 2 panes per light in second storey.
Interior: has rough floor-beams to upper storey, with little sign of a chamfer.
Right-hand ground-storey room has wide gable-fireplace of late C16 or C17; jambs of
large granite blocks, chamfered wood lintel with notched run-out stops. C18 or
early C19 roof, the trusses having collars pegged to the faces of plain principal
rafters; no purlins or common rafters, just thatching spars that appear to have
been renewed in C20.

Listing NGR: SX8056579891

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