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Latitude: 50.8908 / 50°53'26"N
Longitude: -4.034 / 4°2'2"W
OS Eastings: 257039
OS Northings: 112113
OS Grid: SS570121
Mapcode National: GBR KR.S5WD
Mapcode Global: FRA 26FR.B71
Entry Name: Howard's, Halycon Cottage and sunnyside House
Listing Date: 21 February 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104590
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90865
Location: Dolton, Torridge, Devon, EX19
Civil Parish: Dolton
Built-Up Area: Dolton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Dolton St Edmund
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
FORE STREET (south side), Dolton
Howard's, Halcyon Cottage and
Row of 3 cottages possibly originally 4. Mid C17 to early C18. Rendered and
plastered cob walls. Gable-ended thatch roof. 3 brick axial stacks.
Plan: differing plan forms suggest the cottages may have developed sequentially.
Howard's is definitely C17 and has a larger heated room to the left and small
service room to the right. Halcyon Cottage has a single room plan. Sunnyside at
present consists of 3 rooms, of which the right-hand one used to be a shop, but it
may formerly have been 2 cottages.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Howard's has a regular 2-window front of C20 1, 2 and 3-light
casements with a C20 part-glazed door to right of centre under a thatch doorhood.
Halcyon has asymmetrical 2-window front of C20 sashes without glazing bars with C20
part-glazed door to left. Sunnyside has long asymmetrical 3-window front of circa
late C19 4-pane sashes on the 1st floor and ground floor apart from late C19 or
early C20 shop front to right. C19 panelled and part-glazed door to left of centre.
1st floor windows have gables in thatch above with decorative bargeboards.
Interior: Howard's has open fireplace which appears to have been rebuilt but has
ovolo-moulded wooden lintel suggesting a C17 date. Feet of rough straight principle
rafters visible on 1st floor.
To include decorative C19 iron railings to garden area at right end of Sunnyside.
Listing NGR: SS5703912113
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