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HER Number:MDV33154
Name:Whiteabury Cottage, Chagford


Mid-17th century cottage. Plastered granite rubble; granite rubble stack with plastered brick chimney shaft; thatch roof. Two-room plan cottage facing south-east.


Grid Reference:SX 720 885
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/232
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVII - 1635 AD to 1675 AD (Between))
  • SHED (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Depicted on the Tithe Map.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Cottage is depicted on the modern mapping.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1308715 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

4/101 Whiteabury Cottage -GV II
Cottage. Mid C17. Plastered granite rubble; granite rubble stack with plastered brick chimney shaft; thatch roof. Plan: 2-room plan cottage facing south-east. The larger left (south-western) room has a projecting end stack. The original stair rose alongside the fireplace. C20 stairs in wide central through passage. Right room has an inserted end stack. Outshot to rear of right room may be original. Main house is 2 storeys. Exterior: irregular 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. Central passage doorway contains a C20 plank door. Roof is gable-ended. Probably c19 woodshed on right end has leanto roof (now asbestos slates). Rear outshot has slate roof. Interior: the C17 fabric is mostly intact. The main room to left has a soffit- chamfered crossbeams and late step stops, the same finish as the oak lintel of the granite fireplace. Roof of C17 A-frame trusses and the foot of one is exposed enough to show that it is lap-jointed onto a vertical post buried in the wall. The roofspace was not examined. Most of the joinery detail is C20.
Listing NGR: SX7199688531

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87689 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1308715.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2018 11:28AM