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HER Number:MDV99727
Name:Lovaton Cottage, Meavy

Summary

Small house. 17th century with 19th century additions and alterations. Granite and slate rubble walls. Gable ended slate roof with two 20th century rebuilt rubble stacks one at each gable end. Original large granite rubble lateral stack at the front.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 544 662
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1164033 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

MEAVY LOVATON SX 56 NW 4/101 Lovaton Cottage- II
Small house. C17 with C19 additions and alterations. Granite and slate rubble walls. Gable ended slate roof. 2 C20 rebuilt rubble stacks one at each gable end. Original large granite rubble lateral stack at the front. Originally 2 room plan with hall/kitchen to the right heated by front lateral stack and unheated service room to the left. In the C19 a 1-room extension was added at the right-hand end and a lean-to built at the left-hand end which was enlarged to 2 storeys within living memory (survey 1986). 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of C20 4 pane sashes on the ground floor and 2-light casements with glazing bars on the 1st floor. C20 flat roofed conservatory to left of centre built out from C19 open fronted lean-to porch. C20 part glazed door. Doorway into house is to left of lateral stack. At the rear is a small granite framed light to right of centre on the 1st floor. It can be clearly seen where the eaves were raised. Interior: the granite framed fireplace survives to the lateral stack, with straight lintel, this and the jambs are chamfered. The height of the hearth above the floor suggests that the floor level has been lowered. No original features visible on 1st floor; roof timbers are all later C20.
Listing NGR: SX5447966220

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110418 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1164033.

Associated Monuments

MDV78091Part of: Lovaton farmstead, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 7 2014 10:16AM