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Thatch Cottage, Dittisham

Description: Thatch Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101177

OS Grid Reference: SX8372953108
OS Grid Coordinates: 283729, 53108
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3664, -3.6362

Location: Dittisham, Devon TQ6 0JE

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

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Listing Text

10/264 Thatch Cottage


Cottage. Circa early C19, possibly older at the left hand end. White-
painted stone rubble, part of the left hand end may be cap. Thatched roof
with gable end to the left abutting adjoining house and semi-conical end to
the right over the rounded end wall. Rendered gable end stack to the left.
Plan: 2-room plan with a central entrance, the larger left hand room is
heated from a gable end stack, the smaller right hand room at the lower end
has a rounded end wall and appears to be unheated. The right hand end of
the cottage which is now divided by partitions may be an early, C19 rebuild
and the left hand may be earlier.
Exterior: storeys. Almost symmetrical 12-window front. Small late C18
or early C19 2-light casements with glazing bars, 6-panes per light, with
slate sills and C20 louvred mock shutters. Doorway to right of centre has
old doorframe and circa late C19 divided plank door.
The rear elevation has a small C20 window at the centre of the first floor
and another in the rear of the end wall on the ground floor.
Interior: not inspected but may retain some features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX8372953108

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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