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Lower Upcott

A Grade II Listed Building in Cookbury, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8215 / 50°49'17"N

Longitude: -4.3008 / 4°18'2"W

OS Eastings: 238033

OS Northings: 104967

OS Grid: SS380049

Mapcode National: GBR KD.XJ9R

Mapcode Global: FRA 16WX.N9H

Entry Name: Lower Upcott

Listing Date: 26 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91588

Location: Cookbury, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Cookbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bradford with Cookbury

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COOKBURY
SS 30 SE

8/35 No. 3 Lower Upcott
-

- II

Cottage. Circa late C17 or early C18. Rendered cob and stone rubble walls.
Corrugated iron roof over thatch, gabled to left end half hipped to right. Rendered
rubble axial stack.
Plan: original plan unclear as the house probably extended into the adjoining
building to the left. It now consists of 2 main rooms both heated by an axial stack
which divides them although the rignt-hand fireplace may be inserted. Beyond this
room is a C19 staircase and a further small room which has probably been partitioned
off. C18 or early C19 outshut added at rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of circa early C19 horizontal
sliding sashes on 1st floor of 12 and 8-panes. C19 fixed 18-pane window below at
centre. Late inserted glazed door and side-light to left. Late C19 part-glazed
porch to right. In right-hand end wall is early C19 12-pane ( 1st floor) horizontal
sliding sash and similar 8-pane window below. Outshut along rear wall with C20
lean-to against its end.
Interior: left-hand room has fireplace with roughly chamfered wooden lintel, right-
hand room has brick jambs to fireplace and plain wooden lintel. No substantial roof
timbers visible on 1st floor.


Listing NGR: SS3803304967

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