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Description: Church Park Cottages
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100566
OS Grid Reference: SX8868751338
OS Grid Coordinates: 288687, 51338
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3514, -3.5660
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SX 8851 KINGSWEAR BRIXHAM ROAD
15/148 Nos 1 to 6 Church Park
Terrace of six cottages, formerly coastguard cottages. Dated 1866. Stone rubble
with white painted brick dressings and dressed stone quoins. End walls slate
hung. Steeply pitched slate roof with gabled ends and six gables to front over
first floor windows. Two storeys. Symmetrical six window range. Casement windows with glazing bars, first floor two-lights, ground floor three lights. No 3's ground floor glazing bars missing. No 5's ground floor window replaced. Painted brick flat arches and jambs to window openings. Four projecting gabled porches, to paired doorways of centre two houses and single doorways of end houses. Three sided brick arch doorways with chamfered jambs and small panels above with house numbers. Boarded inner doors with ornate iron hinges. Red brick ridge chimney stacks. Quoin on left hand corner inscribed Church Park Cottages 1866. Built as coastguard cottages,and reputedly to combat tobacco smuggling on Waterhead Creek opposite.
Listing NGR: SX8868751338
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Source: English Heritage
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