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HER Number:MDV36785
Name:The Old Cottage, Knowle, Braunton


Cottage, colourwashed rendered rubble and cob with pantiled roof. Two original roof trusses and oak handrail.


Grid Reference:SS 492 384
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/176
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98332

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 44 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Cottage, probably late 17th century. Colourwashed rendered rubble and cob. Pantiled roof with large rubble stack at left gable end with tapering extended cap. Right end through-passage with 2 cells and newel staircase beside left gable end stack. Rubble outshut to rear of through-passage. Two storeys. Two 2-light casements (6 panes each light) over 2 sashes with marginal glazing bars. Through-passage doorway with half-glazed door. Two stopped and chamfered beams. Seventeenth century oak handrail at head of stairs with turned balusters. Two original roof trusses of straight heavy principals with 2 tiers of threaded purlins and diagonally set ridge purlin. Other details: 7/46.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 44.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2008 12:52PM