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HER Number:MDV33688
Name:1-4 Brights/Whites Cottages, South Zeal

Summary

Nos 1,2,3, and 4 brights cottages. Row of 4 cottages, mostly occupying a larger house. Mid c16 with major later c16 and c17 improvements, modernized when sub-divided in the c19. Plastered wall, granite stone rubble probably; stone rubble stacks, the early ones still with their original granite ashlar chimneyshafts; slate roof, formerly thatch. Row of 4 small 1 or 2 room plan cottages set back from the road and facing ne. Nos 2,3 and 4 occupy a mid c16 3 room and through passage plan house. The old house began as some form of open hall house, maybe heated by an open hearth fire (the hall roofspace is inaccessible). All 4 cottages are 2 storeys and have c19 and c20 service outshots to rear. Overall 7 window front comprising a variety of c19 and c20 casements, the older ones with glazing bars. All 4 doors are c20. Roof is gable-ended. Nos 3 and 4 were available for inspection of interiors and these contain most of the historic core of the building. Features include: massive granite ashlar fireplace to former hall, oak plank and muntin screen, a late-16th century/early 17th century oak crank-headed doorframe from the main room to kitchen outshot. See doe list for full details (doe).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 652 934
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/199
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 95042

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV246309.

Doe/hhr:south tawton/(4/3/1988)177.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV331096.

Nos 1,2,3, and 4 brights cottages. Row of 4 cottages, mostly occupying a larger house. Mid c16 with major later c16 and c17 improvements, modernized when sub-divided in the c19. Plastered wall, granite stone rubble probably; stone rubble stacks, the early ones still with their original granite ashlar chimneyshafts; slate roof, formerly thatch. Row of 4 small 1 or 2 room plan cottages set back from the road and facing ne. Nos 2,3 and 4 occupy a mid c16 3 room and through passage plan house. The old house began as some form of open hall house, maybe heated by an open hearth fire (the hall roofspace is inaccessible). All 4 cottages are 2 storeys and have c19 and c20 service outshots to rear. Overall 7 window front comprising a variety of c19 and c20 casements, the older ones with glazing bars. All 4 doors are c20. Roof is gable-ended. Nos 3 and 4 were available for inspection of interiors and these contain most of the historic core of the building. Features include: massive granite ashlar fireplace to former hall, oak plank and muntin screen, a late-16th century/early 17th century oak crank-headed doorframe from the main room to kitchen outshot. See doe list for full details (doe).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV246309Migrated Record:
SDV331096Migrated Record: Department of Environment.

Associated Monuments

MDV33690Related to: 5 and 6 Cawsand View Cottages, South Zeal (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 12 2011 3:56PM