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Fern Cottage, Dittisham

Description: Fern Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101210

OS Grid Reference: SX8653654780
OS Grid Coordinates: 286536, 54780
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3819, -3.5972

Location: Manor Street, Dittisham, Devon TQ6 0EX

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

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Listing Text

17/298 DITTISHAM (South side)
Fern Cottage


House. Probably C18, extended in C19 and C20. Local slate rubble
whitewashed and roughcast. Thatched hipped roof. Rendered lateral stack at
rear with slate weathering and rebuilt shaft.
Plan: L-shaped on plan, situated at right angles to the road. Probably
originally a 2-room plan cottage, the left hand room extended into a small
1-storey wing at the front which has been heightened in C20 probably when a
single storey extension was added to the front of the right hand room in
the angle with the wing.
Exterior: 2 storeys, 1:2-window east front. The 2 first floor windows to
the right in the main range are circa late C19 or early C20 2-light
casements with glazing bars. The ground and first floor windows in the end
of the wing to the left are late C20 2-light casements. The C20 single
storey addition to the right has a small gable at the centre and C20
The right hand north end facing the road has 2-light casements on the
ground floor with glazing bars, and C19, and other C20.
Interior: has been much altered and there are no interesting features.
Roof: Collars halved lapped and pegged to straight principals.

Listing NGR: SX8653654780

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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