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Hingston Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in South Milton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2692 / 50°16'9"N

Longitude: -3.8249 / 3°49'29"W

OS Eastings: 270039

OS Northings: 42619

OS Grid: SX700426

Mapcode National: GBR QD.ZF5B

Mapcode Global: FRA 28WB.1P3

Entry Name: Hingston Cottage

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100818

Location: South Milton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: South Milton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Milton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 74 SW
5/121 Nos. 1 and 2 Hingston Cottages

G. V. II

Pair of cottages may originally have been one house. Early to mid C17. Rendered
rubble walls possibly incorporating some cob. Thatch roof, hipped to left end and gabled to right. 2 plastered rubble stacks, one axial and one at gable end.
Plan: originally may have been one house of 3-room-and-through-passage plan,
lower end to the right, which with the passage, is now No.2. Hall stack backing
on to the passage and unheated inner room. C18 or C19 outshut added at the front
of the lower room. C19 or early C20 leanto built behind inner room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1-window front, 3 on the ground floor which
are C20 2-light casements. The lst floor window is a half dormer with an eyebrow
in the thatch above and a probably C18 square section 2-light wooden mullion
window frame with C19 casements inserted. Outshut to right is under a catslide
roof part of which also extends to its left as a pentice over a wide C18 plank
door to No.2. No. 1 to the left has a door in a C20 glazed porch at the left-hand end.
Interior: No.1 has a waney chamfered unstopped cross beam to its main room.
Large open fireplace with massive chamfered slate lintel and dressed stone jambs.
Oven in right-hand side. Winder wooden stairs behind partition between 2 rooms.
Roof timbers renewed in late C19 or early C20.

Listing NGR: SX7003942618

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

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