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Latitude: 50.9317 / 50°55'54"N
Longitude: -3.216 / 3°12'57"W
OS Eastings: 314645
OS Northings: 115398
OS Grid: ST146153
Mapcode National: GBR LW.PP2B
Mapcode Global: FRA 464N.4XX
Entry Name: Shoebrook's Cottage
Listing Date: 15 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106523
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95701
Location: Hemyock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Hemyock
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hemyock St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 11 NW HEMYOCK
1/45 Shoebrook's Cottage
Detached cottage. Probably late C17 or early C18 with an extension dated 1828.
Rendered; mainly random rubble with some cob; gable end slate roof. Originally a
2-room cottage, the left-hand room little more than an unheated entrance and
passage, with a larger right-hand room heated by an axial (but formerly on end)
stack with brick shaft. The 1828 extension is to the right of this. 2 storeys.
Exterior. Front: One 3-light C19 casement window to first floor, one later
casement window to main room with doorway to left. Rear with glazed extension and
one 3-light casement window to first floor.
Interior: open fireplace (still in use as such) with unchamfered lintel. Main room
with ceiling cross beam, chamfered with scroll stops.
An intact example of a late C17 smallholder's cottage, possibly originally a
squatters cottage, in remote terrain on the south slopes of the Blackdown Hills.
(c.f. Studleys, qv.)
Listing NGR: ST1464515398
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