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White Dove Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembury, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3268 / 50°19'36"N

Longitude: -4.0878 / 4°5'15"W

OS Eastings: 251489

OS Northings: 49513

OS Grid: SX514495

Mapcode National: GBR NY.XZTX

Mapcode Global: FRA 28B5.F9K

Entry Name: White Dove Cottage

Listing Date: 19 July 1984

Last Amended: 23 February 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100460

Location: Wembury, South Hams, Devon, PL9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Wembury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

WEMBURY

237/8/181 LANGDON
19-JUL-84 WHITE DOVE COTTAGE

(Formerly listed as:
LANGDON
SHIPPEN APPROXIMATELY 50m NORTH-NORTH-
WEST OF LANDGDON BARTON FARMHOUSE)

II
A holiday cottage, formerly a shippen, or cow house, with hay loft above. The building dates from the late-C18 or early-C19 and has rubble slate walling with a C21 slate roof. The building has two storeys, and is L-shaped on plan with a long range running N-S and a shorter range running E-W.

EXTERIOR: The southern gable end has a door at left and a window to the gable. The east flank of this range has a doorway to right of centre flanked by casements, all in their original openings. At far right and left are glazed doors placed in adapted window openings. The eastern wing has two glazed doors at ground floor level. The renewed slate roof has C21 roof lights to both ranges.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

HISTORY: White Dove Cottage was built as a shippen (cow shed), with hay loft over, and associated with Langdon Barton Farmhouse. It was converted to use as a holiday cottage c.2003.

REASON FOR DESIGNATION: White Dove Cottage, Wembury, Devon is designated at Grade II for the following principal reason:
* Architectural: as a good vernacular farm building typifying agricultural practices in the late C18 / early C19

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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