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Forsythia Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1013 / 51°6'4"N

Longitude: -4.1609 / 4°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 248796

OS Northings: 135770

OS Grid: SS487357

Mapcode National: GBR KL.BXC1

Mapcode Global: VH3Q7.TLM4

Plus Code: 9C3Q4R2Q+FJ

Entry Name: Forsythia Cottage

Listing Date: 8 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471479

Location: Braunton, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Braunton

Built-Up Area: Braunton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Braunton St Brannock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Cottage Thatched cottage

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No. 82
Forsythia Cottage


Cottage. Circa 1800; extended later C19 and C20. Plastered cob. Thatched roof with half-hipped and gabled ends; clay pantile roof to the outshuts. Integral stone gable-end stack with later red brick shaft.
PLAN: 2-room plan, the larger right-hand [EJ room with gable-end fireplace, the smaller left-hand room unheated. The former staircase between the two rooms has been removed and a straight staircase installed at the rear left-hand [NW] corner. Later in the C19 an outshut was built at the right [E] end, and in the C20 another outshut was built at the rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window south front. Circa late C19/C20 1- and 2-light timber casements with glazing bars; central doorway with C20 rendered porch with lean-to roof Single-storey outshut set back on right [E] end with 2-light casement and clay pantile lean-to roof Outshut across rear [NI also with lean-to clay pantile roof
INTERIOR: Stone rubble fireplace with cambered chamfered timber bressumer. Thin unchamfered crossbeams and exposed joists. Plank door to re-sited straight stairs. East chamber has small fireplace with roughly chamfered timber lintel. Central partition between chambers with plank door. 3-bay roof, the two trusses with principals set on the wall-plates, crossed and pegged at apexes, pole rafters and purlins, battens and thatching ties intact.

Listing NGR: SS4879635770

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