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HER Number:MDV38002
Name:Combe Bridge Cottage, West Buckfastleigh

Summary

Early 17th century or earlier house, with later additions. Converted into a row of cottages in the past; now one house again. Probably three room and through plan with axial hall stack and gable end stacks extended at end and with rear outshuts.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 703 681
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/163
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVI to XVII - 1600 AD? to 1650 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Cottage is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Department of Environment, 1986, West Buckfastleigh, 86 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV347601.

Combe Bridge Cottage. House, converted into row of cottages, now one house again. Early 17th century or earlier with later additions. Plastered stone rubble. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Left hand end of front projects slightly and has slurried slate roof.
Probably three room and through plan with axial hall stack and gable end stacks extended at end and with rear outshuts. Front wall between centre and left hand stack built forward. Two storeys. Long six window range. Small 19th century two and three-light casements. Four porches each with one side wall and slurried slate lean-to roof, the right hand porch altered to form glazed bay window. Glazed doors. Outshut at rear with lean-to scantle slate roof.
Interior only partly inspected has roughly hewn chamfered ceiling beams. Roof space not inspected.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 13/02/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

WEST BUCKFASTLEIGH LOWER COMBE SX 76 NW - 4/154 Combe Bridge Cottage 15-10-81 - GV II
House, converted into row of cottages, now one house again. Early C17 or earlier with later additions. Plastered stone rubble. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Left hand end of front projects slightly and has slurried slate roof.
Probably three room and through plan with axial hall stack and gable end stacks extended at end and with rear outshuts. Front wall between centre and left hand stack built forward. Two storeys. Long six window range. Small C19 two and three- light casements. Four porches each with one side wall and slurried slate lean- to roof, the right hand porch altered to form glazed bay window. Glazed doors. Outshut at rear with lean-to scantle slate roof.
Interior only partly inspected has roughly hewn chamfered ceiling beams. Roof space not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX7033468120

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV347601List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. West Buckfastleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 86.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89755 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 13/02/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV18308Related to: Combe Bording School, West Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV38004Related to: Combe Bridge, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV78043Related to: Court farmstead, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2018 4:53PM