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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105298
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93077
Location: Sampford Courtenay, West Devon, Devon, EX20
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
SAMPFORD COURTENAY SAMPFORD COURTENAY
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
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