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HER Number:MDV37234
Name:Butts Cottage, Dunsford

Summary

Circa early 18th century cottage. Whitewashed rendered cob, thatched roof gabled at left end. Two-room plan with hall/kitchen to left heated from gable end stack and smaller unheated room to right. It is not clear whether the building was ever one property with Cleve Cottage. An attractive small thatched cottage facing the road and forming a group with Cleve Cottage

Location

Grid Reference:SX 807 892
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/125
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Dunsford, 34 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340721.

Butts Cottage. Cottage. Circa early 18th century. Whitewashed rendered cob, thatched roof gabled at left end, left end stack projecting, with bread oven.
Plan: two-room plan with hall/kitchen to left heated from gable end stack and smaller unheated room to right. The partition between the rooms has been removed. 20th century addition at rear of left-hand room. It is not clear whether the building was ever one property with Cleve Cottage.
Exterior: Two storeys. Irregular 2-window front with a front door slightly to right of centre with studs and strap hinges. Small 2- and 3-light casement windows 2 panes per light except for ground floor right which is a 2-light iron casement with old leaded panes.
Interior: open fireplace with a plain timber lintel, exposed joists. Stair against rear wall of hall/kitchen. Roofspace not inspected. An attractive small thatched cottage facing the road and forming a group with Cleve Cottage


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

Butts Cottage is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1214944 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

DUNSFORD BUTTS SX 88 NW 6/42 Butts Cottage - GV II
Cottage. Circa early C18. Whitewashed rendered cob, thatched roof gabled at left end, left end stack projecting, with bread oven.
2-room plan with hall/kitchen to left heated from gable end stack and smaller unheated room to right. The partition between the rooms has been removed. C20 addition at rear of left-hand room. It is not clear whether the building was ever one property with Cleve Cottage (qv).
2 storeys. Irregular 2-window front with a front door slightly to right of centre with studs and strap hinges. Small 2- and 3-light casement windows 2 panes per light except for ground floor right which is a 2-light iron casement with old leaded panes.
Interior Open fireplace with a plain timber lintel, exposed joists. Stair against rear wall of hall/kitchen. Roofspace not inspected. An attractive small thatched cottage facing the road and forming a group with Cleve Cottage.
Listing NGR: SX8076389278

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340721List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Dunsford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 34.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89404 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1214944.

Associated Monuments

MDV37123Related to: Cleve Cottage, Dunsford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 24 2017 2:58PM