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France Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6495 / 50°38'58"N

Longitude: -3.6169 / 3°37'0"W

OS Eastings: 285783

OS Northings: 84556

OS Grid: SX857845

Mapcode National: GBR QQ.YDDG

Mapcode Global: FRA 379C.BQ1

Entry Name: France Cottage

Listing Date: 9 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85545

Location: Ashton, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ashton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ASHTON HIGHER ASHTON
SX 88 SE
6/24 France Cottage
GV II
Cottage. Probably C17 origins, thoroughly altered in the C20. Whitewashed and
rendered, probably cob and stone; projecting end stacks, right end stack with a
projecting bread oven; thatched roof, gabled at left end, hipped at right end.
Plan: Single depth 2 room plan, presumably kitchen to the right, parlour to the left;
direct entrance into right hand room; modern stair against rear wall of right hand
room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with a large C20 thatched porch to
right of centre, doorway into right return of porch. C20 2- and 3-light timber
casements.
Interior: Thoroughly modernised but a stud and infill partition between the 2 room
retains a blocked doorway with chamfered lintel.
Roof: Not inspected but roof timbers might be of interest.
One of a group of small thatched cottages close to the roadside. France Cottage was
given away as a competition prize by the Sun Newspaper in 1986.


Listing NGR: SX8578384556

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