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HER Number:MDV92594
Name:West End Cottage, Ashburton

Summary

Probably 17th century or earlier House. Very thick, roughcast walls, except for right-hand end of upper storey, which could be of brick or timber-framing. Slated roof, hipped to left. May have been the Plymouth Inn in the 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 754 696
Map Sheet:SX76NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))
  • BEER HOUSE? (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1992, Ashburton, 145 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337041.

Ashburton - West Street (north side) No.70 West End Cottage - GV II
House. Probably C17 or earlier. Very thick, roughcast walls, except for right-hand end of upper storey, which could be of brick or timber-framing. Slated roof, hipped to left. Large chimney on rear wall, to left. Seems to have been 2-roomed originally, with entrance off-centre to left. 2 storeys. 3 windows wide, the 2 right-hand windows set well over to right. 6-panelled door, the 4 upper panels now glazed. Windows have wood casements with leaded lights, except for wide right-hand ground storey window which has wooden glazing bars.


Webb, P., 1995, The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton, 33 (Monograph). SDV347208.

Plymouth Inn, West Street.
At the bottom of Bowden Hill; at junction with West Street / Western Road. At the other end of the row of cottages (Mayflower at the northern end). Probably the same inn as mentioned as a beer house in the 19th century.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

No.70 WEST STREET (West End Cottage) House. Probably C17 or earlier. Very thick, roughcast walls, except for right-hand end of upper storey, which could be of brick or timber-framing. Slated roof, hipped to left. Large chimney on rear wall, to left. Seems to have been 2-roomed originally, with entrance off-centre to left. 2 storeys. 3 windows wide, the 2 right-hand windows set well over to right. 6-panelled door, the 4 upper panels now glazed. Windows have wood casements with leaded lights, except for wide right-hand ground storey window which has wooden glazing bars.
Listing NGR: SX7541869665

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337041List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1992. Ashburton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 145.
SDV347208Monograph: Webb, P.. 1995. The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton. The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton. Paperback Volume. 33.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109576 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV23291Related to: 62 West Road, Ashburton (Building)
MDV120468Related to: 64-68 West Road, Ashburton (Building)
MDV120466Related to: Old Linhay, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2018 4:07PM