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HER Number:MDV34418
Name:3 Freelands Cottage, Manaton

Summary

Mid 17th century cottage with 20th century extensions. Rendered granite rubble walls, and chimney stacks possibly with some cob. Although considerably altered this house is recognizable from its features as a relatively unusual example in this area of a small 17th century cottage.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 756 808
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/116
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Constructed, XVII - 1630 AD to 1670 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Manaton, 39 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV303187.

No 3 Freelands Cottage north of cottages on north-east side of road.
Cottage. Probably mid 17th century with 20th century extensions. Rendered granite rubble walls, and chimney stacks possibly with some cob. Thatched roof gable ended with wooden shingle roof to single storey section.
Original plan somewhat obscured by later alterations, either single cell house or two room with unheated higher end since reduced to one storey, original location of entrance also unclear. Gable end stack at lower end of hall/kitchen with newel staircase to one side of it. 20th century addition to front of higher end and large 20th century extension linked to corner of lower end. Two storeys. Two window front, small 20th century two-light casements with leaded panes, plate glass to ground floor right. Projecting chimney stack to right gable end.
Interior: main room contains open fireplace which has chamfered wooden lintel with scroll stops and granite jambs, the right hand are monolithic. In the left side is a brick oven. Adjoining the fireplace to the left is a stone newel staircase. There is one cross beam chamfered with scroll stops. At the upper end of the hall is a solid stone wall.
The roof consists of straight principal rafters with lapped and pegged collars.
Although considerably altered this house is recognizable from its features as a relatively unusual example in this area of a small 17th century cottage.


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 FREELAND SX 77 NE 5/55 No. 3 Freelands Cottage - north of cottages on north-east side of road. G.V. II
Cottage. Probably mid C17 with C20 extensions. Rendered granite rubble walls, and chimney stacks possibly with some cob. Thatched roof gable ended with wooden shingle roof to single storey section.
Original plan somewhat obscured by later alterations, either single cell house or 2 room with unheated higher end since reduced to one storey, original location of entrance also unclear. Gable end stack at lower end of hall/kitchen with newel staircase to one side of it. C20 addition to front of higher end and large C20 extension linked to corner of lower end. 2 storeys. 2 window front, small C20 2-light casements with leaded panes, plate glass to ground floor right. Projecting chimney stack to right gable end.
Interior: main room contains open fireplace which has chamfered wooden lintel with scroll stops and granite jambs, the right hand are monolithic. In the left side is a brick oven. Adjoining the fireplace to the left is a stone newel staircase. There is one cross beam chamfered with scroll stops. At the upper end of the hall is a solid stone wall.
The roof consists of straight principal rafters with lapped and pegged collars.
Although considerably altered this house is recognizable from its features as a relatively unusual example in this area of a small C17 cottage.
Listing NGR: SX7561980871

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303187List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Manaton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 39.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88319 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV109936Part of: Freeland Settlement, Manaton (Monument)
MDV34419Related to: 1 and 2 Freeland Cottages, Manaton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 14 2018 1:19PM