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Kentismoor Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentisbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8578 / 50°51'28"N

Longitude: -3.336 / 3°20'9"W

OS Eastings: 306060

OS Northings: 107328

OS Grid: ST060073

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.V8P8

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XT.S5N

Entry Name: Kentismoor Cottages

Listing Date: 5 April 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95737

Location: Kentisbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Kentisbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kentisbeare St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST OO NE KENTISBEARE
8/82 Nos 3 & 4 Kentismoor Cottages
5.4.66
II

Range of 2 cottages. Probably late C17 or C18. Kentismoor was still a tract of
wet, uncultivated land when the antiquary, Sir William Pole (1561-1635) wrote.
Roughcast cob on stone footings; hipped and gable-end thatched roof.
Built as a range of single depth cottages with a later wing (probably C19) at right angles to right; no. 3 is heated by an axial stack, no. 4 by a rear lateral external stack, both with brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Exterior Front (south): 5 window range with weatherboarded extension to left.
First-floor casement windows are all C20, 4 under eyebrow eaves, the fifth with
lintel at eaves level. Ground floor: 3 C20 casement windows, with late C20 porches (one to each cottage) and glazed leantos. C20 windows to rear.
Interior: right-hand room (to no. 3) with deeply chamfered cross ceiling beam; the fireplace to this cottage has been renewed, and another room has an unchamfered roughly hewn cross ceiling beam. Fireplace to no. 4 blocked. These cottages run parallel to nos 1 and 2 Kentismoor Cottages (q.v.) and together form a striking group.


Listing NGR: ST0606007328

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