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HER Number:MDV39762
Name:Langmead Cottage and Cob Cottage, Tarrs Lane, Kingsteignton


Former house, now two cottages, dating to the circa early 16th century. Whitewashed rendered cob under a thatch roof with 'eyebrows' over the first floor windows.


Grid Reference:SX 872 730
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsteignton
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSTEIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/321
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVI to XX - 1501 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown in this location on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map with an additional range attached to the rear of what is now No. 9.

Allum, C., 2009, Proposed Re-Development of Land at Newton Road, Kingsteignton, Devon (Report - Evaluation). SDV347972.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Langmead Cottage and Cob Cottage, 9 and 11 Tarrs Lane. Pair of cottages, originally of one build. Circa early 16th century, 20th century fenestration to No 9. Whitewashed rendered cob; thatched roof, gabled at ends; local grey limestone axial stack with brick shaft, left end stack.
Plan A late medieval open hall house in origin with evidence of part flooring.
Two storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, the eaves thatch eyebrowed over the first floor windows. No 9 is to the left with a chamfered doorframe to the front door at the right possibly leading into a passage, and 20th century casement windows. No 11 has a 20th century porch to the right, 2 first floor and 1 ground floor 2-light casement, 6 panes per light. Interior Not inspected at time of survey but known to retain an internal jetty and medieval roof with blackened thatch. Date listed: 28th April 1987.

Department of Environment, 28/04/1987, Kingsteignton, 102 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289967.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289967List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 28/04/1987. Kingsteignton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 102.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV347972Report - Evaluation: Allum, C.. 2009. Proposed Re-Development of Land at Newton Road, Kingsteignton, Devon. Context One Archaeological Services Report. EVA/08.NKD. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 10 2014 11:54AM