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Forge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sampford Courtenay, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7942 / 50°47'39"N

Longitude: -3.9425 / 3°56'32"W

OS Eastings: 263192

OS Northings: 101203

OS Grid: SS631012

Mapcode National: GBR KW.ZC1M

Mapcode Global: FRA 26MZ.XK6

Entry Name: Forge Cottage

Listing Date: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93077

Location: Sampford Courtenay, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sampford Courtenay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sampford Courtenay St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 60 SW
11/194 Forge Cottage
Small house. Early C17 or earlier, altered in C20. Rendered cob walls. Thatch
roof hipped to left end gabled to right. 2 brick stacks - one axial and one at
right gable end.
Plan: 2 room plan originally larger room to right heated by axial stack, small
unheated room to its left. Tne main room was subdivided probably in the early C20
into 2 smaller rooms and an entrance lobby at the front.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1 window front, 2 windows to ground floor. C20
plank door to right under thatched doorhood. C19 leanto at right-hand end.
Interior: main room has very large open fireplace virtually the width of the room
with roughly chamfered wooden lintel and granite jamb to the left. Against the rear
wall of this room is a bench with post at its left-hand end which is moulded at the
top - probably a C17 feature.
Roof: 1 side-pegged jointed cruck is visible on the 1st floor. Beside the stack
one principal rafter with a curved foot is visible. There is no access to the roof
space so any evidence of smoke-blackening to the timbers cannot be seen.

Listing NGR: SS6319301201

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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