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HER Number:MDV34298
Name:Easdon Cottage, Manaton

Summary

Small house. Late 17th / early 18th century, altered mid 18th century. Considerably modernized in 20th century. Granite rubble walls, rendered at front. Rendered stone gable-end chimneys with dripcourse. Slate roof gabled at either end.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 727 818
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/203
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVII to XVIII - 1650 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Manaton, 9 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV303187.

Easdon Cottage. Small house. Late 17th / early 18th century, altered mid 18th century. Considerably modernized in 20th century. Granite rubble walls, rendered at front. Rendered stone gable-end chimneys with dripcourse. Slate roof gabled at either end.
Four room plan with central hallway. Two main rooms at the front with larger right hand room.
Central passage opening into stairwell with 20th century staircase against rear wall. Behind the two main rooms are two smaller service rooms. Two storeys. Regular three window front range of two and three light 20th century casements with glazing bars.
Several six fielded panel doors with H-L hinges and a two fielded panel cupboard door and shutters to window in ground floor left room.
18th century pegged roof with curved collars lapped onto straight principals and purlins trenched into the backs of the trusses.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

MANATON SX 78 SW 4/9 Easdon Cottage - GV II
Small house. Late C17/early C18, altered mid C18. Considerably modernised in C20. Granite rubble walls, rendered at front. Rendered stone gable-end chimneys with drip-course. Slate roof gabled at either end.
4-room plan with central hallway. 2 main rooms at the front with larger right-hand room. Central passage opening into stairwell with C20 staircase against rear wall. Behind the 2 main rooms are 2 smaller service rooms. 3-light C20 casements with 2 storeys. Regular 3-window front range of 2 and 3-light C20 casements with glazing bars.
Doorway to left of centre has C19/C20 plank door with 2 glazed lights. In right gable end is doorway into rear service room enclosed in C20 leanto stone porch. Above is 2-light casement window with timber lintel. Small blocked window near the top of the gable. Straight joint in stonework here shows where the roof has been raised and the pitch altered. At the rear of the house a single storey C20 extension occupies the space between the house and the adjoining barn. Interior: several 6-fielded panel doors with H-L hinges and a 2-fielded panel cupboard door and shutters to window in ground floor left room.
C18 pegged roof with curved collars lapped onto straight principals and purlins trenched into the backs of the trusses.
Listing NGR: SX7279281858

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303187List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Manaton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 9.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88275 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV77804Part of: North Easdon farmstead, Manaton (Monument)
MDV78113Part of: South Easdon Farm, Manaton (Monument)
MDV34301Related to: Stone store north-east of Easdon Cottage (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 21 2018 11:24AM