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Latitude: 50.2942 / 50°17'39"N
Longitude: -3.6578 / 3°39'28"W
OS Eastings: 282011
OS Northings: 45115
OS Grid: SX820451
Mapcode National: GBR QP.8V8V
Mapcode Global: FRA 3878.0SM
Entry Name: Crossbow Cottage
Listing Date: 25 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163854
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99876
Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Slapton
Built-Up Area: Slapton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SLAPTON PROSPECT HILL
11/90 Crossbow Cottage
Cottage. Probably late C17 or C18. Extended in C20. Slate rubble, partly
rendered. Thatched roof with gabled ends, the right hand end with raised
hipped roof. Left hand end stack with stone rubble shaft with slate
weathering and a rendered axial stack.
Plan: The original house appears to be the 2 room plan cottage on the left
with a central entrance and gable end stacks. The right hand part is
probably a later addition which was raised in the C20 to a full 2 storeys.
Exterior: 1 storey and attic and 2 storeys. The left end is one storey and
attic with eyebrowed eaves in the thatch over the small late C19 attic
casement; on the ground floor 2 small C20 4-pane sashes and central doorway
with C20 glazed double doors and a C20 glazed porch. To the right the roof
has been raised, C20 ground floor casement and C20 ariel above. Two C20
casements in the left hand gable end, the ground floor with a slate
hoodmould. At the rear a C20 casement to left and large battered slate
rubble buttress on right.
Interior: Was not accessible at time of survey in 1988.
Listing NGR: SX8201145115
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