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HER Number:MDV40373
Name:No. 1 Bennah Cottage, Christow

Summary

Cottage, said to be miner's cottage. Probably late 18th century; whitewashed, rendered cob and stone; slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks with brick shafts. Cob barn with corrugated iron roof. Probably single depth two room plan cottage with a central entrance into a passage. A barn adjoins at the left end. Interior may retain original features. A very unspoiled roadside cottage and farm building. Group value with Bennah farmhouse and Bennah House.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 834 845
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/114
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XVIII - 1750 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVIII - 1750 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Christow, 65 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV308409.

No 1, Bennah Cottage and barn adjoining. Cottage, said to be miner's cottage. Probably late 18th century; whitewashed, rendered cob and stone; slate roof, gabled at ends; end stacks with brick shafts. Cob barn with corrugated iron roof.
Plan: probably single depth two room plan cottage with a central entrance into a passage. A barn adjoins at the left end.
Exterior: two storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a gabled timber porch and 19th century plank door in the centre; fenestration of 2-light small pane timber casements. The barn at the left end has a mullioned window. The rear elevation of the house has a back door, two ground floor and one first floor window; the barn has a large central doorway, a smaller door to the left and a window to the right.
Interior: not inspected but may retain original features. A very unspoiled roadside cottage and farm building. Group value with Bennah farmhouse and Bennah House.


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

Cottage / barn is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1163785 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

CHRISTOW BENNAH SX 88 SW 5/85 No 1, Bennah Cottage and barn adjoining GV II
Cottage, said to be miner's cottage. Probably late C18; whitewashed, rendered cob and stone; slate roof, gabled at ends ; end stacks with brick shafts. Cob barn with corrugated iron roof.
Plan: Probably single depth 2 room plan cottage with a central entrance into a passage. A barn adjoins at the left end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a gabled timber porch and C19 plank door in the centre ; fenestration of 2-light small pane timber casements. The barn at the left end has a mullioned window. The rear elevation of the house has a back door, 2 ground floor and one first floor window ; the barn has a large central doorway, a smaller door to the left and a window to the right.
Interior: Not inspected but may retain original features. A very unspoiled roadside cottage and farmbuilding. Group value with Bennah Farmhouse and Bennah House.
Listing NGR: SX8341084510

Sources / Further Reading

SDV308409List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Christow. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 65.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90750 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1163785.

Associated Monuments

MDV77366Part of: Bennah farmstead, Christow (Monument)
MDV40372Related to: Bennah farmhouse, Christow (Building)
MDV40374Related to: Bennah House, Christow (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 24 2017 10:47AM