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HER Number:MDV80784
Name:Midhurst Cottage and Post Office, Peter Tavy

Summary

Pair of cottages including post office - may originally have been several cottages. 18th century altered in 20th century. Plastered rubble walls. Hipped slate roof, gabled to rear block. Three large plastered rubble stacks - one at the left end and two lateral at the rear.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 514 776
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 92835

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • POST OFFICE (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Cottages are depicted on the moden mapping.


English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Pair of cottages including post office - may originally have been several cottages. 18th century altered in 20th century. Plastered rubble walls. Hipped slate roof, gabled to rear block. Three large plastered rubble stacks - one at the left end and two lateral at the rear.
Plan: Two adjoining cottages in row with parallel rear range divided between the two properties. Originally likely to have been several cottages judging from the arrangement of stacks and staircases. At present two principal rooms to each house in front block. Post Office is in end room of right-hand cottage.
Exterior: Two Storeys. Asymmetrical 6-window front with four to Midhurst Cottage to left. 20th century 2-light small-paned casements. Midhurst has 20th century leanto porch to left of centre with plank door. Post Office at right end has leanto entry with 19th century plank door. Parallel range at rear is set in from left-hand end. Interior of Midhurst preserves an original fireplace with a plain wooden lintel (Listed 1987). Other details: LB UID: 92835.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107572 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV80785Related to: Wisdom, Peter Tavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2016 12:36PM