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Seldon Cottage and 1 and 2 Rectory Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Monkokehampton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8306 / 50°49'50"N

Longitude: -4.0149 / 4°0'53"W

OS Eastings: 258195

OS Northings: 105387

OS Grid: SS581053

Mapcode National: GBR KS.WYJP

Mapcode Global: FRA 26GW.ZM9

Entry Name: Seldon Cottage and 1 and 2 Rectory Cottages

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93318

Location: Monkokehampton, West Devon, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Monkokehampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Monkokehampton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 50 NE
4/204 Seldon Cottage and 1 and 2 Rectory
- Cottages
3 attached cottages, 1 and 2 Rectory Cottages may originally have been one house.
Probably mid to later C17 Seldon Cottage is of a different build to the other 2 and
was extended and partly rebuilt in C19. Rendered cob and rubble walls. Gable-ended
slate roof to Seldon Cottage, Rectory Cottages have a gable ended thatch roof.
Large projecting rendered rubble stack at front of Seldon Cottage; rendered brick
stack at right gable end of Rectory Cottages and brick axial stack.
Plan: Seldon Cottage to the left is evidently a different build to Rectory Cottages
but it is not clear which is the earlier. Seldon has a 2-room plan with central
passage, the left-hand room heated by a front lateral stack. In the C19 it was
built out at the rear to make it double depth. No.2 Rectory Cottage at the centre
has a 2-room plan, No.1 to its right has a 1-room plan - they may originally have
been a 3-room-and-through-passage plan house.
Exterior: Seldon Cottage set back at left-hand end has asymmetrical 1-window front
with projecting lateral stack to left-hand side and C20 2-light casement to right on
1st floor with 3-light late C19 or early C20 casement below. To its left is C20
timber lattice open-fronted porch with C19 4 panel door behind. Nos. 1 and 2
Rectory Cottages have asymmetrical 3-window front, 2 to No.2 to left which are C20
2-light casements. C20 part-glazed door to right of centre. No.2 to right has late
C20 PVC 2-light windows and C20 glazed door at centre under gable doorhood.
Interior: of Seldon exhibits no early features and its fireplace has been rebuilt.
Rectory Cottage have rough wany ceiling joists and party rebuilt open fireplaces
with wooden lintels.

Listing NGR: SS5819505387

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