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Strawberry Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Giles in the Wood, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9434 / 50°56'36"N

Longitude: -4.0844 / 4°5'3"W

OS Eastings: 253656

OS Northings: 118068

OS Grid: SS536180

Mapcode National: GBR KP.NYZ6

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BM.2LC

Entry Name: Strawberry Cottage

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91835

Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST GILES KINGSCOTT
SS 51 NW IN THE WOOD
18/216 Strawberry Cottage
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GV II

Cottage, formerly 2 cottages. Probably C18. Plastered stone rubble; maybe with cob;
stone rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: 5-room plan cottage facing south-east. The left (south-west) end room is end
onto the lane and is unheated. Older people in the parish remember this room being
used as a shop. There is an axial stack between the next 2 rooms. The room right of
centre has an axial stack backing onto the right end room which has a projecting
gable-end stack. The cottage has been made by uniting 2 former cottages. 2 storeys.
Exterior: Irregular front fenestration with 6 ground floor windows and 4 first floor
windows, all C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars. There are 2 front doorways,
one near each end. Both contain early C20 part-glazed plank doors behind
contemporary gabled porches with trellis sides. The right door and porch are now
enclosed within a C20 conservatory. C20 brick quoins on left end corner. The roof
is half-hipped to left and gable-ended to right.
Interior: The only exposed carpentry is a roughly-finished crossbeam of indeterminate
date over the partition between the left 2 rooms. Roof not inspected.
Strawberry Cottage is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the hamlet of
Kingscott.


Listing NGR: SS5365618068

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