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HER Number:MDV44233
Name:Rock Cottage, Weeke Hill, Warfleet

Summary

House, circa 1820-30, two storeys, near-symmetrical three-window front with a central round-headed doorway. Original detail includes open-string stair with stick balusters, panelled doors and coved cornices to the principal rooms.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 879 501
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.PETROX

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/253
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387404

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1992, Dartmouth (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341469.

Weeke Hill, Warfleet (west side), Rock Cottage has been added to the list.


Department of National Heritage, 1994, Dartmouth, 279 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV157498.

House, circa 1820-30, some 20th century modernisation. Local stone rubble with brick dressings, slate-hung on the street front, plaster stripped from the garden front; end and lateral stacks with brick chimneyshafts and old pots; slate roof. Plan: Double-depth, 2 rooms wide, central entrance passage with stairs off between the front and back left rooms. Exterior: 2 storeys. Near-symmetrical 3-window front, mostly 12-pane sashes but right bay has ground-floor 8-pane sash and first-floor blind window. Central round-headed doorway contains a part-glazed 6-panel door under a fanlight with glazing bars. Evidence around doorway for removed gabled porch, but it was probably secondary. Deep eaves on shaped timber brackets. Right (east) garden front was originally plastered and is a 3-window range of 12-pane sashes, including a blind ground-floor centre window. Low segmental brick arches revealed on this side. Interior: Original detail includes open-string stair with stick balusters, panelled doors and coved cornices to the principal rooms. Original chimneypieces have been removed. Cellar with external steps down from the rear has brick vault. Roof not inspected.


Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157498List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1994. Dartmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 279.
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital. [Mapped feature: #92113 ]
SDV341469List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1992. Dartmouth. Amendment to List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interes. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 17 2013 3:37PM