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Abbey Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.088 / 51°5'16"N

Longitude: -4.063 / 4°3'46"W

OS Eastings: 255611

OS Northings: 134097

OS Grid: SS556340

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CQKC

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.YRC

Entry Name: Abbey Cottage

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Last Amended: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485538

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Pilton with Ashford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

SS5534SE BULL HILL, Pilton
684-1/2/318 (South side)
31/12/73 Abbey Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
BULL HILL, Pilton
(South side)
Cottage next to, and North of, Abbey
House (opposite Bull House))

GV II

Cottage next to, and N of, Abbey House (qv). Probably late C17
in origin, but with later alterations. Stone rubble and brick
construction, front elevation rendered, right end wall
handmade brick; slate roof, gabled at ends; right end and
axial stacks with brick shafts. Sited fronting directly onto
Bull Hill and at the entrance of Pilton Abbey (qv).
Single-depth plan with a single-storey outshut at the right
end. Concave front wall suggests that left end may have been
built at different date from remainder.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window range. Recessed C20 front
door to left of centre. 3 ground- and 4 first-floor 6 over
one-pane sash windows. Door on front into right-hand outshut
has 6 flush panels.
INTERIOR: not inspected but may retain features of interest.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Reed suggests that this may have been the
site bought by David Green, fuller, of Pilton, from Lord
Howard of Effingham in 1611 for ยป100.
(Reed MA: Pilton, its Past and Present: Barnstaple: 1985-:
160).

Listing NGR: SS5561134097

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