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1-10, Thurlestone

Description: 1-10

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 100856

OS Grid Reference: SX6689343720
OS Grid Coordinates: 266893, 43720
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2784, -3.8694

Location: Thurlestone, Devon TQ7 3AL

Locality: Thurlestone
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 3AL

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Listing Text

THURLESTONE BANTHAM
SY 64 SE
4/159 Nos. I - lo
26.1.67
G. V. II

Row of cottages. Basically probably mid - later C17 but altered to varying
degrees at various times. Plastered rubble walls. Gabled thatch roofs apart from a slate roof to No. 6. 10 brick stacks, some on rubble bases.
Plan: cottages probably each originated with 2-room plan, one larger and heated.
Evidence of newel stairs in some and No. 10 has a large stair projection on its
front wall. Some subdivision and internal alteration has taken place and No. 6
was a C19 insert into a space between the adjoining cottages.
Exterior: 2 storeys, although some of the road frontages appear single storey.
Long irregular and very picturesque row of mainly single-fronted cottages.
Windows are mainly C19 or early C20 small-paned casements of 1, 2 and 3-lights
with some sliding sashes. 1st floor windows generally set in eyebrows in the
thatch, except for No. 6 which has had its eaves raised and early C19 16-pane
sashes introduced with a contemporary hood over its door. A mixture of plank and
panelled doors. No. 10 to the right has a semicircular stair projection on its
front well.
Interior: Nos. 4 & 5 seen, both have stone newel staircases. No. 4 has small
fireplace in right-hand room with slate slab lintel and Lydstone range. No. 5 has roughly chamfered cross beams with run-out stops. Coffin-hatch in ceiling of right-hand ground floor room. Probably original fairly substantial straight
principal rafters.


Listing NGR: SX6689343720

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Source: English Heritage

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