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Preston Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Drewsteignton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7012 / 50°42'4"N

Longitude: -3.7769 / 3°46'36"W

OS Eastings: 274612

OS Northings: 90566

OS Grid: SX746905

Mapcode National: GBR QG.H1H9

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Z7.2DY

Entry Name: Preston Cottages

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94850

Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Drewsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/54 Nos 1 and 2 Preston Cottages


2 cottages. Probably late C18 - early C19. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings;
stone rubble stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: pair of contemporary 2-room plan cottages facing south-south-west, say south.
Each cottage is a mirror plan of the other, and has central entrance onto staircase.
The larger inner rooms are heated by an axial stack in the party wall serving back-
to-back fireplaces. The small outer rooms have projecting end stacks. No 1 is the
right cottage, No 2 is the left one. 2 storeys.
Exterior: each cottage has a symmetrical 2-window front of C20 casements without
glazing bars and central doorway containing. a C20 door behind a late C19 stone
rubble porch with slate monopitch roof and segmental outer arch made of brick.
Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7461290566

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