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HER Number:MDV33271
Name:Old Rectory Cottage, Throwleigh


Small 18th century cottage.


Grid Reference:SX 668 907
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/172
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Throwleigh, 179 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV274669.

Whitley, G. H., 1993, Throwleigh Pound House, Fig. 2 (No. 16) (Report - non-specific). SDV350253.

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

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

The Old Rectory Cottage including boundary wall adjoining to east. Cottage. Probably 18th century, renovated circa 1980. Granite stone rubble tending to courses; granite stack; thatch roof, tile to outshot. Plan: 2-room plan cottage. It faces west although its left (north) end wall is more prominent from the village centre. Axial stack between the 2 room serves the larger left room. 2 storeys and 20th century service outshots to rear. Exterior: The present doorway is recessed at the right end of the front and contains a 19th century plank door with side light. There is a 20th century casement with glazing bars to left and another above in a late 19th century gabled and tile-roofed half dormer. The roof is hipped. The left end has a 16-pane sash right of a blocked doorway and another casement with glazing bars above. Interior has plain carpentry detail were exposed and a rebuilt granite ashlar fireplace. Roofspace not inspected but the bases of roughly-finished A-frame truss principals are exposed on the first floor. From the left end wall a high granite rubble wall extends eastwards shielding the 20th century rear outshots and garden from the village. This cottage forms part of a group with other listed buildings that make up the attractive centre of Throwleigh village. Date listed: 16th September 1987.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274669List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Throwleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 179.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #87796 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV350253Report - non-specific: Whitley, G. H.. 1993. Throwleigh Pound House. A4 Comb Bound. Fig. 2 (No. 16).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2012 3:04PM