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Priory Cottage Including Garden Wall to the South East

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7904 / 50°47'25"N

Longitude: -3.6538 / 3°39'13"W

OS Eastings: 283528

OS Northings: 100285

OS Grid: SS835002

Mapcode National: GBR L9.ZD68

Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.2CV

Entry Name: Priory Cottage Including Garden Wall to the South East

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386967

Location: Crediton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton

Built-Up Area: Crediton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


672-1/6/18 (West side (off))
19/03/51 Priory Cottage including garden
walls to the south east


House, including garden wall. Early C18 or earlier, remodelled
and extended in the circa 1930s. Roughcast cob; thatched roof
with secondary ornamental ridge, hipped at ends; internal rear
lateral stack with brick shaft; front right corner stack of
the 1930s.
Plan: single depth, 3 rooms wide. The right (east) end is a
2-phase addition: single-storey lean-to, probably C18, to
right (east) end raised to 2 storeys in the circa 1930s
(photograph in the possession of the owner); 1930s lean-to
addition at the left end
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, the eaves
thatch eyebrowed over the first floor windows. Approximately
central entrance, 1930s tiled porch on timber posts. 2- and
3-light 1930s iron casement windows with diamond panes except
ground floor left which has leaded panes. The rear elevation
retains 2 C18 windows: one to the former lean-to is 2-light
with a moulded pegged frame, and one to the large east end
room which is a 2-light casement with a pegged frame and
square leaded panes.Wall to the south east is on stone
footings and has corrugated iron coping. Libbet's well (q.v.)
is built below the wall.
Interior: Both west end rooms have probably C18 cross beams:
plain to the right hand (east) room and wainey to the west end
room. Original plaster survives on both ground and first
floor. First floor axial corridor and joinery 1930s in a
vernacular manner. Roof: Pegged A-frame trusses with X apexes
of an early C18 character. There are no rafters but
substantial battens instead.

Listing NGR: SS8352800285

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