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HER Number:MDV38248
Name:Hildons Cottages, Bow

Summary

Two cottages, originally one house dating from the early to mid 18th century, modernised in the late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 719 018
Map Sheet:SS70SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBow
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBOW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS70SW/87
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Bow, 8 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV55706.

Hildons Cottages on the north side of the main road in Bow. 2 cottages, originally 1 house. Early-mid C18, modernised in late C19. Plastered cob and rubble; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof. 2 adjoining 2-room plan cottages facing south with a carriageway through the building at right (east) end with a small bedchamber over. Right cottage has 2 rear lateral stacks and left cottage has axial stack between the 2 rooms. 2 storeys. Irregular 4-window front comprising a variety of late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and a late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and a late C19 canted bay window containing horned large-pane sashes with glazing bars set in approximate centre. To left of bay window is part-glazed late 1C9 door to left cottage originally the main door when Hildons was a single house. Right cottage is entered through late C19 plank double doors to carriageway and by former service door inside passage. Interior: is mainly the result of late C19 modernisation but some C18 joinery remains and more C18 features are probably hidden. Roof not inspected.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.


Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1107010 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Hildsons Cottage. Two cottages, originally one house. Early-mid C18, modernised in late C19. Plastered cob and rubble; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Two adjoining two-room plan cottages facing south with a carriageway through the building at right (east) end with a small bedchamber over. Right cottage has two rear lateral stacks and left cottage has axial stack between the two rooms. Two storeys. Irregular four-window front comprising a variety of late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and a late C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars and a late C19 canted bay window containing horned large-pane sashes with glazing bars set in approximate centre. To left of bay window is part-glazed late C19 door to left cottage originally the main door when Hildons was a single house. Right cottage is entered through late C19 plank double doors to carriageway and by former service door inside passage.
Interior: is mainly the result of late C19 modernisation but some C18 joinery remains and more C18 features are probably hidden. Roof not inspected.
Date first listed: 20th November 1986
Entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21 January 2019

Sources / Further Reading

SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #116311 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1107010.
SDV55706List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Bow. Historic Houses Register. Comb Bound. 8.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2019 9:00AM