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HER Number:MDV22161
Name:Lower Coombe Cottage


Two storey cob house with thatched roof, 17th century.


Grid Reference:SX 931 739
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPSTEIGNTON
Ecclesiastical ParishTEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/103
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 461086

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Alcock, N. W., 1981, Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue, 112 (Report - non-specific). SDV342504.

Jointed cruck recorded(citing M. Laithwaite).

Department of Environment, 1983, Teignmouth, 8 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338952.

Coombe Lane, Lower Coombe Cottage, 18th century or earlier. Two storeys cob with thatched roof. Three modern casement windows and modern door.

Dudley, E. R., 1988, Lower Coombe Cottage (Worksheet). SDV350625.

Cob cottage. Fireplace with lintel, step-stop. Partition-cross passage, stud and panel, diagonal chamfered stops. Thatch. See worksheet for details.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

House, 17th century. Painted stucco, thatched roof with stacks to gable ends. Two-unit central entry plan with end stacks. Exterior: two storeys; three-window range. Twentieth century windows and door. Interior: to the left of the passage is a plank-and-muntin screen, stud wall to the left. The room to the right has a chamfered crossbeam with stepped ogee stops and an open fire with a massive oak lintel. The room to the left, said to have been a former stable, has a 19th century cast-iron fireplace. Upper floors not inspected

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338952List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Teignmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 8.
SDV342504Report - non-specific: Alcock, N. W.. 1981. Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. 42. Photocopy. 112.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83330 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV350625Worksheet: Dudley, E. R.. 1988. Lower Coombe Cottage. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 15 2012 2:54PM