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Doone Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunsford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6893 / 50°41'21"N

Longitude: -3.6815 / 3°40'53"W

OS Eastings: 281319

OS Northings: 89091

OS Grid: SX813890

Mapcode National: GBR QM.8V61

Mapcode Global: FRA 3758.3L0

Entry Name: Doone Cottage

Listing Date: 4 September 1983

Last Amended: 4 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399767

Location: Dunsford, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Dunsford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dunsford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DUNSFORD BRITON STREET LANE, (east side),
SX 88 NW Dunsford

6/37 Doone Cottage
-

GV II

House. Circa late C17. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings, thatched
roof gabled at ends, axial stack, right gable end stack.
Small 3 room and through passage plan house the lower end to the right, the hall
stack backing on to the passage, heated lower end room, and unheated inner room. At
one time divided into 2 cottages but now 1 property.
2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front, the eaves thatch eyebrowed over the 2 first
floor half-dormers. Centre right front door into passage, second half-glazed door
into lower end to the right. 2- and 3-light casement windows with small panes except
ground floor right where the small panes have been replaced.
Interior Large hall fireplace partly blocked by C20 range, lower end fireplace
blocked by a C20 grate. The lower end room (right) has a chamfered cross beam with
stops, chamfered cross beam to passage, exposed joists to inner (left-hand) room. A
newel stair in the lower end room has been replaced by a later stair, second winder
stair in inner room. C17 chamfered doorway between hall and inner room and 2 early
doors.
No access to apex of roof at time of survey (1985) but the trusses over the lower end
appear to be C17, the roof over the higher end may have been replaced.
An attractive small C17 house forming a group with other listed properties in Briton
Street Lane.


Listing NGR: SX8132389086

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

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