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HER Number:MDV33165
Name:5 High Street, Chagford

Summary

Mid 17th century cottage to the rear of the buildings on the High Street. Plastered granite stone rubble with sections of cob; granite stack with 19th century brick chimney shaft; thatch roof. Originally a one room plan cottage facing onto a narrow alley to the north-west. 17th century features remain internally.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 700 874
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/222
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVII - 1635 AD to 1675 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map, adjoining the row of cottages created from the conversion of the house that is now known as Church Still Cottage. Plot 11.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 95 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

No 5, Chagford High Street. Cottage. Mid 17th century. Plastered granite stone rubble with sections of cob; granite stack with 19th century brick chimney shaft; thatch roof.
Originally a one room plan cottage facing onto a narrow alley to the north-west. It had an end stack to right. Later a service outshot with hayloft over was added and this was converted to a kitchen in the 20th century. Two storeys. Part of the 17th century development of the rear tenement of a house now occupied by Church Stile Cottage to which it is joined. The doorway at the left end has a 17th century oak lintel. The main room has 17th century plain chamfered crossbeam and the joists are scratch moulded. Roof is inaccessible. See List for full details.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Depicted on the modern map.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

CHAGFORD HIGH STREET, (south side), SX 7087 Chagford 6/116 No. 5 -GV II
Cottage. Mid C17. Plastered granite stone rubble with sections of cob; granite stack with C19 brick chimney shaft; thatch roof.
Plan: originally a 1-room plan cottage facing onto a narrow alley to the north- west. It had an end stack to right. Later a service outshot with hayloft over was added and this was converted to a kitchen in the C20. This cottage is part of the C17 development of the rear tenement of a house now occupied by Church Stile Cottage (q.v.) to which it is joined and Whiddons (q.v.). 2 storeys.
Exterior: 2-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. The doorway at the left end has a C17 oak lintel; it is chamfered with scroll-nick stops. The door itself is a C20 studded plank door. The roof is hipped over the outshot to right.
Interior: the main room has a C17 plain chamfered crossbeam and the joists are scratch-moulded. The fireplace is blocked by a C20 grate but some of its oak lintel shows. Roof is inaccessible but the base of probably original A-frame trusses show.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350463List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Chagford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 95.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87700 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV33164Related to: Church Stile Cottage, 4-6 High Street, Chagford (Building)
MDV33163Related to: The Globe Inn, High Street, Chagford (Building)
MDV33166Related to: Whiddons, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2016 10:48AM