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Barberry Cottage, Dittisham

Description: Barberry Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101160

OS Grid Reference: SX8439054791
OS Grid Coordinates: 284390, 54791
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3816, -3.6274

Location: Cornworthy, Devon TQ6 0JA

Locality: Dittisham
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ6 0JA

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Listing Text

10/248 No 2 (Barberry Cottage)


House. Circa mid C17 altered and extended at rear in late C20.
Whitewashed slate rubble. Asbestos slate roof with gabled ends and red
clay ridge tiles. Projecting and truncated gable end stack and rendered
rear lateral stack.
Plan and Development: 2-room and through passage plan, the hall to the
left heated from a lateral stack at the back and the smaller parlour on the
right with a gable end stack. A partition has been inserted into the
parlour to form a bathroom at the back and there is now a winder staircase
in the rear right hand corner of the hall. In the late C20 a single storey
outshut was built behind the hall and passage. No 2 Barberry Cottages,
adjoining to left though not included appears to be a later extension or
alternatively a remodelling of the putative lower end of what would have
been a 3-room plan house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-window front. C19 3-light
casements with glazing bars and timber lintels and C19 4-light casement on
ground floor left. Doorway to right of centre with a C20 divided plank
door and C20 gabled canopy. No 1 to left has a 2-window front but is not
included. At the rear to right a late C20 single storey outshut behind No
Interior: The right hand room (parlour) has a gable end fireplace with
ovolo-moulded timber lintel with convex stops, now partly blocked, and a
chamfered cross-beam with straight cut straps. Hall to left has lateral
fireplace at the back with a chamfered timber lintel, its stops possibly
buried and a brick-lined oven. The hall has a chamfered cross-beam without
stops. The first floor land roof space were not inspected but the roof was
described as having straight principal rafters.

Listing NGR: SX8439054791

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Source: English Heritage

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