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HER Number:MDV88810
Name:Church Cottage, Gravel Walk, Cullompton


House, forming part of a row to the south of the parish church. Seventeenth century, considerably remodelled in the 19th century.


Grid Reference:ST 021 071
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 95302

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Copeland, G. W., 1964, Proceedings at the 102nd Annual Meeting, 20-1 (Article in Serial). SDV57390.

The Cottage, Cullompton, adjoins The Retreat. Remains of some curious wall decoration in one of the rooms. Unfounded tradition that the whole building was associated with the church, perhaps a 'priest's house'.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

House, forming part of a row to the south of the parish church, and adjoining 'The Retreat'. Seventeenth century, considerably remodelled in the 19th century. Cob, stone plinth, plastered, under gabled-end slate roof, half-hipped to right-hand end. Formerly, probably, a three-room, cross-passage plan; two storeys. Front: (facing away from church). four-window range, the two upper windows to the left with lintels at eaves level, the others a little lower; all 19th century two-light casement windows with transoms, three panes per light with margin panes. Ground-floor, three two- light windows, glazing bars removed except for margin panes; the left-hand window has been adapted to a French window. Doorway with fielded panel reveals and soffit, under latticed porch with canopy. Twentieth century door and extension to extreme right-hand side. Rear: (to Gravel Walk) with three sash windows to first floor, two eight-pane without horns and retaining some crown glass, the other four-paned and horned. Another horned sash to ground floor, with two 20th century windows and two doorways. Interior: two 17th century beams survive, one simply chamfered, the other (plastered) with cyma recta moulding.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV57390Article in Serial: Copeland, G. W.. 1964. Proceedings at the 102nd Annual Meeting. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 96. A5 Paperback. 20-1.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 17 2012 9:19AM