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Skirr Cottage, Clare Cottage and Verbena Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Georgeham, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1376 / 51°8'15"N

Longitude: -4.1963 / 4°11'46"W

OS Eastings: 246445

OS Northings: 139888

OS Grid: SS464398

Mapcode National: GBR KK.8LS8

Mapcode Global: VH3Q1.6NYR

Plus Code: 9C3Q4RQ3+2F

Entry Name: Skirr Cottage, Clare Cottage and Verbena Cottage

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98373

Location: Georgeham, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Georgeham

Built-Up Area: Georgeham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Georgeham St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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7/119 Skirr Cottage, Clare Cottage and
- Verbena Cottage

Row of 3 cottages, formerly 4, C18, extended at left end in C19. Rendered rubble
and cob. Continuous thatch roof with gable ends to main range, with 4 lateral
stacks to rear all heightened in brick, end 2 to right rebuilt with breeze-blocks,
all enclosed in outshuts with corrugated iron roofs to right and slated roof to
left, single storey except at left which is 2 storeys. Left end extension has
pantiled roof to front, and slated catslide roof to rear. Brick stack at left
gable end. Single room depth in plan, the thatched range forming continuous row
with left end extension set forward slightly. 2 storeys. Thatched range has 8
window range of mainly C19. 2-light casements, 3 replaced with metal casements
towards left end. Ground floor from left end has 2-light casement, 4 panes each
light to left and two C20 metal casements to right of half-glazed panelled door
with gabled canopy. Clare Cottage has sash with single panes with marginal glazing
bars to each sash to right of plank door with gabled canopy. Single light windows
flank 2-light casement and stable door with gabled canopy to Skirr Cottage at right
end. Extension to left end has 2 sashes with marginal glazing bars above similar
large sash with 2 light casement to left and half-glazed bars and wooden canopy
above. Skirr Cottage was formerly the residence of Henry Williamson, the author of
Tarka the Otter.

Listing NGR: SS4644139892

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