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HER Number:MDV64544
Name:Larkworthy Cottages, North Tawton


Row of four cottages. Possibly originally built as a single house in the 17th century or earlier and extended in the 19th century. Rendered cob walls under a thatch roof.


Grid Reference:SS 669 019
Map Sheet:SS60SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60SE/122
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of North Tawton Flood Defence Scheme, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV319171.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Larksworthy Cottages. Row of 4 cottages, may have started as one house. C17 possibly with earlier origins, probably extended in C18. Rendered cob walls. Thatch roof hipped to left, gabled to right end. Axial brick and rendered stacks, projecting rendered rubble stack at right gable end. Plan: original plan obscure due to later sub-division and extension, at present a long range of 4 cottages. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6-window front of C20, 1, 2 and 3-light casements. C20 glazed door in recessed left-hand end, C20 plank door towards left- hand end and towards right-hand end. Interiors inaccessible at time of survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319171Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of North Tawton Flood Defence Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.34. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97612 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 8 2014 3:38PM