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HER Number:MDV75217
Name:Rock Cottage, Stokenham


Rock Cottage in Stokenham built in the 17th or early 18th century with later alterations


Grid Reference:SX 808 428
Map Sheet:SX84SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStokenham
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOKENHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100000

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to XVIII - 1540 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Shown as two small square adjoining buildings on the 19th century map on the north side of the road.

Department of Environment, 1991, Stokenham (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV342089.

Rock Cottage in Stokenham a small-house probably built in the 17th or early 18th century. Rendered stone rubble. Thatched roof with gabled ends, extensions roof clad in asbestos tiles. Large rendered stack at left end with slate weathering. Plan: Situated at right angles to road. Probably originally a 2-room plan, the left hand room headed from a gable end stack, the right hand room unheated and a third room added at the higher right hand end. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window east front. 3 20th century 1 and 2- light casements on ground floor and small late 19th century casement at centre on first floor with slate sill. 20th century glazed door to right of centre with 20th century flat canopy. The left hand (south) end has 3 20th century casements with slate hoodmoulds. The rear (west) elevation is blind to right and has 20th century casements to left. Interior: Inaccessible at time of survey in 1988. Other details: LBS Number 100000.

Jones, P., 2008, Watching Brief at The Close, Stokenham (Report - Watching Brief). SDV342087.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342087Report - Watching Brief: Jones, P.. 2008. Watching Brief at The Close, Stokenham. Exeter Archaeology Report. Project 6398. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.
SDV342089List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1991. Stokenham. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4477 - Watching Brief at The Close, Stokenham

Date Last Edited:Mar 30 2009 12:04PM