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HER Number:MDV39502
Name:Cobblestones, Dean Prior

Summary

Cottage, originally part of larger house. Circa early 16th century. Plastered stone rubble as columns. Steeply pitched asbestos slate roof with gabled ends. Probably originally a three room and through passage plan, and possibly originally divided by low screens. The east end has been entirely rebuilt and is now separate dwelling (Willow Trees) and is not included in the listing.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 729 646
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/162
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1550 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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


Department of Environment, 1986, Dean Prior, 6 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV324104.

Cobblestones (formerly listed as Bullers Cottage).
Cottage, originally part of larger house. Circa early c16. Plastered stone rubble as columns. Steeply pitched asbestos slate roof with gabled ends. (Catslide roof at rear over outshut). Large rendered chimney stack at left hand (west) gable end with set-offs.
Probably originally a three room and through passage plan, and possibly originally divided by low screens. The east end has been entirely rebuilt and is now separate dwelling (willow trees) and not included. Floored circa late c16 or early c17. Later outshut at rear. One storey and attic. Two window range. Small c20 casements. Two gabled dormers at eaves level. Plank door at centre.
Interior: three chamfered ceiling beams with step stops. Timber fireplace lintel in west gable end, chamfered with run-out stops. Roof: four trusses with morticed apices and dovetail lap-jointed collars, side-pegged. Threaded purlins and diagonal ridge piece, one tier of purlins visible, the lower tier shows in first floor rooms. Some of the rafters survive. All the roof timbers are smoke-blackened, more heavily blackened over east end which was originally the centre and therefore the hall.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 03/02/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

DEAN PRIOR HIGHER DEAN SX 76 SW - 6/170 Cobblestones (Formerly listed as 9-2-61 Bullers Cottage) - GV II
Cottage, originally part of larger house. Circa early C16. Plastered stone rubble as columns. Steeply pitched asbestos slate roof with gabled ends. (Catslide roof at rear over outshut) Large rendered chimney stack at left hand (west) gable end with set-offs.
Probably originally a three room and through passage plan, and possibly originally divided by low screens. The east end has been entirely rebuilt and is now separate dwelling (Willow Trees) and not included. Floored circa late C16 or early C17. Later outshut at rear. One storey and attic. Two window range. Small C20 casements. Two gabled dormers at eaves level. Plank door at centre.
Interior: Three chamfered ceiling beams with step stops. Timber fireplace lintel in west gable end, chamfered with run-out stops. Roof: Four trusses with morticed apices and dovetail lap-jointed collars, side-pegged. Threaded purlins and diagonal ridge piece, one tier of purlins visible, the lower tier shows in first floor rooms. Some of the rafters survive. All the roof timbers are smoke-blackened, more heavily blackened over east end which was originally the centre and therefore the hall.
Listing NGR: SX7297564658

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324104List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Dean Prior. Historic Houses Register. 6.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90353 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 03/02/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV39501Related to: Stevens Cottage, Dean Prior (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2017 1:37PM