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HER Number:MDV37229
Name:Court Cottage, Dunsford

Summary

Circa late 17th century house with whitewashed rendered cob and thatched roof gabled at ends. Single depth 2-room plan with one heated room to the left of the central entrance. Interior: the left-hand room has a large cross beam and exposed joists and an open fireplace with stone rubble jambs and a timber lintel. The house makes an important contribution to the main street plan and character of Dunsford village.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 811 891
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/130
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVII - 1650 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Dunsford, 38 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340721.

Court Cottage. House. Circa late 17th century. Whitewashed rendered cob with thatched roof gabled at ends and end stacks.
Plan: A late 17th century single depth 2-room plan with one heated room to the left of the central entrance.
Exterior: Two storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front with a central 20th century front door under a 20th century porch. 2-light casements to the right of the front door, 3- and 4-panes per light; 3-light similar casements to the left of the front door. The rear elevation, facing bridge street has no windows.
Interior: the left-hand room has a large cross beam and exposed joists and an open fireplace with stone rubble jambs and a timber lintel. The house makes an important contribution to the main street plan and character of Dunsford village.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Court Cottage is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1215041 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

DUNSFORD BUTTS, (south side), Dunsford SX 88 NW - 6/64 Court Cottage - GV II
House. Circa late C17. Whitewashed rendered cob with thatched roof gabled at ends and end stacks. A late C17 single depth 2-room plan with 1 heated room to the left of the central entrance. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front with a central C20 front door under a C20 porch. 2-light casements to the right of the front door, 3- and 4-panes per light; 3-light similar casements to the left of the front door. The rear elevation, facing Bridge Street has no windows. Interior The left-hand room has a large cross beam and exposed joists and an open fireplace with stone rubble jambs and a timber lintel. The house makes an important contribution to the main street plan and character of Dunsford village.
Listing NGR: SX8116889159

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340721List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Dunsford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 38.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89399 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1215041.

Associated Monuments

MDV37230Related to: 1 Court Cottages, Dunsford (Building)
MDV91920Related to: Dunsford Primary School (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2017 2:35PM