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The Cot Including Front Courtyard Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chulmleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9117 / 50°54'42"N

Longitude: -3.8703 / 3°52'13"W

OS Eastings: 268610

OS Northings: 114137

OS Grid: SS686141

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.QZ6Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 26SP.N09

Entry Name: The Cot Including Front Courtyard Wall

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97263

Location: Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Chulmleigh

Built-Up Area: Chulmleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chulmleigh St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHULMLEIGH NEW STREET (east side),
SS 6814 - 6914
Chulmleigh
7/85 The Cot, including front
courtyard wall
GV II
Small cottage. Probably C18. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob. Hipped thatch
roof with plain ridge. Lateral stone rubble stack with brick shaft to left side.
Compact 1½ room plan cottage built at right angles to the street with direct entry to
front end into principal heated room with small scullery at rear to right of winder
staircase. C20 single storey kitchen extension with lean-to roof, but incorporating
cob wall to rear probably converted from outbuilding extends at right angles towards
rear of left side.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Single 3 light casement 2 panes per light on each floor to
front end, the ground floor window to left of C20 door.
Interior: raised and fielded dado panelling to rear wall of front room. Original
fireplace intact but concealed by C20 grate. Otherwise C19 joinery entirely intact.
Roof: not accessible but feet of slender principals and hipped ends visible
confirming a C18 date.
Included is the attached front cob courtyard wall with corrugated iron capping
extending from front left side of cottage. The cot is a particularly interesting and
unspoilt example of a small 1 1/2 room plan cottage surviving close to a market town
centre.


Listing NGR: SS6861014135

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