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HER Number:MDV37231
Name:2 Court Cottages, Dunsford

Summary

Circa late 17th century cottage, substantial 20th century internal alterations. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings; thatched roof gabled at right end, left end stack. The original plan is not clear; but may have been a two-room wide cottage, although formerly there was access through to No. 1, Court Cottages with which No. 2 shares a stack. Irregular two-window front with the eaves thatch eyebrowed over one first floor window. 20th century stable door on front at right. In spite of 20th century alterations the cottage forms part of an attractive group with No. 1 and Old Cawte Farm opposite. Included for group value.

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/128
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVII - 1650 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Dunsford, 37 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340721.

No. 2, Court Cottages. Cottage. Circa late 17th century origins, substantial 20th century internal alterations. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings; thatched roof gabled at right end, left end stack.
Plan: The original plan is not clear; but may have been a two-room wide cottage, although formerly there was access through to No. 1, Court Cottages (qv) with which No. 2 shares a stack.
Exterior: two storeys. Irregular two-window front with the eaves thatch eyebrowed over one first floor window. 20th century stable door on front at right; 20th century ground floor two-light casement, flanked by buttresses. Two first floor 20th century two-light casements.
Interior: fireplace renewed, narrow stair to right of stack. In spite of 20th century alterations the cottage forms part of an attractive group with No. 1 and Old Cawte Farm opposite. Included for group value.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping. Exact area of each property not easy to define from the map.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1288341 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

DUNSFORD BUTTS, (south side), Dunsford SX 88 NW - 6/46 No 2, Court Cottages - GV II
Cottage. Circa late C17 origins, substantial C20 internal alterations. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings; thatched roof gabled at right end, left end stack. The original plan is not clear; but may have been a 2-room wide cottage, although formerly there was access through to No 1, Court Cottages (qv) with which No 2 shares a stack. 2 storeys. Irregular 2-window front with the eaves thatch eyebrowed over 1 first floor window. C20 stable door on front at right; C20 ground floor 2-light casement, flanked by buttresses. 2 first floor C20 2-light casements. Interior Fireplace renewed, narrow stair to right of stack. In spite of C20 alterations the cottage forms part of an attrative group with No 1 and Old Cawte Farm opposite. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SX8116589134

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340721List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Dunsford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 37.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89401 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1288341.

Associated Monuments

MDV37230Related to: 1 Court Cottages, Dunsford (Building)
MDV77076Related to: Old Cawte farmstead, Dunsford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2017 2:56PM