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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List Entry Number: 1317922



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon
District: Teignbridge
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Abbotskerswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 84717

Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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SX 86 NE ABBOTSKERSWELL MAIN STREET Abbotskerswell 3/13 Prospect Cottage - II House, originally farmhouse. C17 possibly with earlier origins, considerably altered internally in C20. Rendered rubble cob walls, - hipped thatched roof. 2 projecting rendered rubble lateral stacks at the rear. Originally 3 room and through-passage plan which has been considerably altered and the position of the passage is now unclear. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, 4 windows on ground floor. First floor windows are all c. early-mid C20 casements with glazing bars, 3 light to left and left of centre, 2 light to right. Window on ground floor to right is 4 light C18 with wood mullion (square section) and glazing bars. To right of centre is probably C17 3 light wood mullion window, chamfered on the outside, with glazing bar to central light. To either side of this window is C20 part-glazed door under thatched porch hood supported on wooden posts at the front. Beyond the left hand door is a wooden 3 light late C18/early C19 casements . To its left is 3 light C19 casement with glazing bars. Interior: The fireplace in the right-hand, probably lower room, has a chamfered wooden lintel with hollow step stops. The fireplace in the hall has a chamfered wooden lintel with either worn or run-out stops. There is no access to the roof space but on the first floor the feet of straight principals are visible with a pegged collar suggesting an C18/C19 date. Despite internal alterations, this house preserves a relatively traditional facade incorporating some old window frames.

Listing NGR: SX8545768908

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National Grid Reference: SX 85457 68908

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