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Hingston Cottage, South Milton

Description: Hingston Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 100818

OS Grid Reference: SX7003942618
OS Grid Coordinates: 270039, 42618
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2692, -3.8249

Location: 1 Backshay Park, South Milton, Devon TQ7 3JG

Locality: South Milton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 3JG

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Listing Text

SX 74 SW
5/121 Nos. 1 and 2 Hingston Cottages

G. V. II

Pair of cottages may originally have been one house. Early to mid C17. Rendered
rubble walls possibly incorporating some cob. Thatch roof, hipped to left end and gabled to right. 2 plastered rubble stacks, one axial and one at gable end.
Plan: originally may have been one house of 3-room-and-through-passage plan,
lower end to the right, which with the passage, is now No.2. Hall stack backing
on to the passage and unheated inner room. C18 or C19 outshut added at the front
of the lower room. C19 or early C20 leanto built behind inner room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1-window front, 3 on the ground floor which
are C20 2-light casements. The lst floor window is a half dormer with an eyebrow
in the thatch above and a probably C18 square section 2-light wooden mullion
window frame with C19 casements inserted. Outshut to right is under a catslide
roof part of which also extends to its left as a pentice over a wide C18 plank
door to No.2. No. 1 to the left has a door in a C20 glazed porch at the left-hand end.
Interior: No.1 has a waney chamfered unstopped cross beam to its main room.
Large open fireplace with massive chamfered slate lintel and dressed stone jambs.
Oven in right-hand side. Winder wooden stairs behind partition between 2 rooms.
Roof timbers renewed in late C19 or early C20.

Listing NGR: SX7003942618

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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