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Latitude: 50.6994 / 50°41'57"N
Longitude: -3.8098 / 3°48'35"W
OS Eastings: 272285
OS Northings: 90427
OS Grid: SX722904
Mapcode National: GBR QD.3C0K
Mapcode Global: FRA 27X7.7L3
Entry Name: Castle Cottage
Listing Date: 4 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106089
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94824
Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Drewsteignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON
5/27 Castle Cottage
Cottage, probably built for the bailiff or steward of Castle Drogo (q.v). Circa
1930. Probably designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Coursed blocks of massive granite
ashlar; granite stack with granite ashlar chimneyshaft; slate roof.
Plan: since no close inspection was available at the time of this survey it is not
possible to describe the building in much detail. It has a double depth plan with
the principal room or rooms in the front and 2 or 3 service rooms to rear all
arranged around a single massive central axial stack. The rear rooms project either
side behind the front. The main doorway is to the left of the angle between the
front and rear sections. Position of stairs not known.
Exterior: main front has symmetrical 3-window arrangement of timber casements with
glazing bars. Distribution of other windows not known. Porch in angle is open with
hipped roof. Main roof is tall, steeply-pitched and hipped both ends on front and
Interior not inspected.
Castle Cottage is part of Lutyens's Castle Drogo scheme.
Listing NGR: SX7228590427
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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