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Latitude: 50.4249 / 50°25'29"N
Longitude: -3.6395 / 3°38'22"W
OS Eastings: 283637
OS Northings: 59618
OS Grid: SX836596
Mapcode National: GBR QQ.6LNC
Mapcode Global: FRA 378X.V81
Entry Name: Parliament Cottages
Listing Date: 11 November 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1166343
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100562
Location: Berry Pomeroy, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Berry Pomeroy
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Berry Pomeroy St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 85 NW BERRY POMEROY LONGCOMBE
7/24 Parliament Cottages
Two adjoining cottages. C17 with circa C18 wings to north-east and south-west.
Rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatched roof with gabled and hipped ends. Two
storeys. Original part at centre is a four-window range with large rendered
chimney stack on front wall with glazed door to right. Mostly C18 three-light
casements with glazing bars. Wing to north-east, at right angles, with stack at
gable end. Wing to south-west has large external stone rubble stack at gable
end and a C20 extension to west, also with thatched roof. Interior: two
chamfered ceiling beams in centre range and half-newel stairs at rear. Known as
Parliament Cottages because William III is said to have held a meeting of his
supporters here before travelling on to Berry Pomeroy Castle q.v. A stone in the
front garden states: "William Prince of Orange is said to have held his first
Parliament here in November 1688".
Listing NGR: SX8363759618
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