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Pilton Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0886 / 51°5'19"N

Longitude: -4.0642 / 4°3'51"W

OS Eastings: 255529

OS Northings: 134173

OS Grid: SS555341

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CQ78

Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.QH6

Plus Code: 9C3Q3WQP+F8

Entry Name: Pilton Cottage

Listing Date: 31 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385125

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485587

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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SS5534SE DARK LANE, Pilton
684-1/2/335 (South West side)
31/12/73 Pilton Cottage


House. Late C18 with early C20 alterations and additions.
Roughcast; natural slate roof with glazed ridge tiles; 4 rear
lateral stacks with rendered shafts. Single-depth range,
backing onto Dark Lane with short projecting wings at each end
and lower-roofed service block to far right.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:6:1-window range. Front wings are
hipped to the front, the right hand wing carried out on 3
concrete columns. Gabled porch in centre of main range with
segmental-headed outer doorway and small-pane casements in the
returns. 6-panel inner door, the upper panels glazed. French
window with margin panes to left of centre; small-pane C20
door to right. 2-tier canted bay to left of porch. Windows
glazed with 16- and one 12-pane sash; very large tripartite
sash to left end wing.
INTERIOR not inspected but known to be original; joinery and
at least one Georgian chimneypiece.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Reed records that the earliest documentary
reference to the house is 1722 when it appears to have been
three separate houses. By 1764 the house was a single
dwelling, known as Incledon's Tenement (Reed, p160).
(Reed MA: Pilton, its Past and Present: Barnstaple: 1985-:

Listing NGR: SS5552934173

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