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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385077
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485538
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31
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
SS5534SE BULL HILL, Pilton
684-1/2/318 (South side)
31/12/73 Abbey Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
BULL HILL, Pilton
Cottage next to, and North of, Abbey
House (opposite Bull House))
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 »100.
(Reed MA: Pilton, its Past and Present: Barnstaple: 1985-:
Listing NGR: SS5561134097
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