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HER Number:MDV39435
Name:Michelcombe Cottage and Nos 1 and 2, Holne

Summary

Three cottages, originally one house. Circa 16th century, remodelled and lower end entirely rebuilt and extended in late 19th century. Three-room and through passage plan with axial stack backing onto passage and internal newel stairs to side of stack at front. Inner room probably originally unheated, and with later gable end stack inserted. This is an interesting and much evolved house with 16th century origins and converted into three cottages in late 19th century when it was refashioned and partly rebuilt in the old English style.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 696 689
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/91
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1599 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Long narrow building is depicted on the Tithe Map.


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

The late 19th century historic map appears to show the house has been divided into three properties by this time.


Department of Environment, 1986, Holne, 23 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV175668.

Michelcombe Cottage and Nos 1 and 2. Three cottages, originally one house. Circa 16th century, remodelled and lower end entirely rebuilt and extended in late 19th century. Colourwashed and rendered stone rubble late 19th century work red brick with applied sham timber framing. Steeply pitched slate hipped roof with gabled ends, rear pitch of higher end clad in asbestos slates. Late 19th century pierced ridge tiles.
Three-room and through passage plan with axial stack backing onto passage and internal newel stairs to side of stack at front. Inner room probably originally unheated, and with later gable end stack inserted. Lower end entirely rebuilt and extended with two storeyed gabled porch in front of passage, serving two cottages. The lower end might have been originally a shippon. Two storeys. Approximately 5-window range. Mainly late 19th entury 3-light casements with glazing bars in red brick surrounds with segmental arches. Gabled half dormers with decorative bargeboards over hall and lower end. One circa 18th century 2-light casement to right ground floor with leaded panes and later raking dormer above. Small stair window at centre. In front of lower end and passage a wide gabled projection over porches, red brick, jettied over ground floor with applied sham timber framing, decorative bargeboards and plank doors on left and right returns. Plank door at right-hand higher end.
Interior: blocked hall fireplace newel stairs to side of stack with renewed treads and simple 19th century balustrade at top. Hall ceiling plastered and inner room partition boarded over. Inner room has square section joists, small later gable end fireplace and late 19th century framed staircase. Lower end not inspected inside. Roof trusses have morticed apices and lap-jointed collars over hall and higher end.
This is an interesting and much evolved house with 16th century origins and converted into three cottages in late 19th century when it was refashioned and partly rebuilt in the old English style.


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

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 06/02/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

HOLNE MICHELCOMBE SX 66 NE - 3/185 Michelcombe Cottage and Nos 1 and 2 - GV II
Three cottages, originally one house. Circa C16, remodelled and lower end entirely rebuilt and extended in late C19. Colourwashed and rendered stone rubble late C19 work red brick with applied sham timber framing. Steeply pitched slate hipped roof with gabled ends, rear pitch of higher end clad in asbestos slates. Late C19 pierced ridge tiles.
3-room and through passage plan with axial stack backing onto passage and internal newel stairs to side of stack at front. Inner room probably originally unheated, and with later gable end stack inserted. Lower end entirely rebuilt and extended with 2 storeyed gabled porch in front of passage, serving 2 cottages. The lower end might have been originally a shippon. 2 storeys. Approximately 5-window range. Mainly late C19 3-light casments with glazing bars in red brick surrounds with segmental arches. Gabled half dormers with decorative bargeboards over hall and lower end. One circa C18 2-light casement to right ground floor with leaded panes and later raking dormer above. Small stair window at centre. In front of lower end and passage a wide gabled projection over porches, red brick, jettied over ground floor with applied sham timber framing, decorative bargeboards and plank doors on left and right returns. Plank door at right-hand higher end.
Interior: blocked hall fireplace newel stairs to side of stack with renewed treads and simple C19 balustrade at top. Hall ceiling plastered and inner room partition boarded over. Inner room has square section joists, small later gable end fireplace and late C19 framed staircase. Lower end not inspected inside. Roof trusses have morticed apices and lap-jointed collars over hall and higher end. This is an interesting and much evolved house with C16 origins and converted into 3 cottages in late C19 when it was refashioned and partly rebuilt in the old English style.
Listing NGR: SX6968368920

Sources / Further Reading

SDV175668List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Holne. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 23.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90308 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 06/02/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV77743Related to: Michelcombe farm, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 6 2017 9:50AM