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Latitude: 50.9062 / 50°54'22"N
Longitude: -3.9514 / 3°57'4"W
OS Eastings: 262893
OS Northings: 113672
OS Grid: SS628136
Mapcode National: GBR KW.R8S8
Mapcode Global: FRA 26MQ.0FK
Entry Name: Blacksmith's Cottage
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309633
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90818
Location: Ashreigney, Torridge, Devon, EX18
Civil Parish: Ashreigney
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ashreigney St James
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 61 SW
6/34 Blacksmith's Cottage
Cottage. Late C16 possibly with earlier origins, with C20 addition. Rendered cob
walls. Gable ended slate roof. Brick axial stack.
Plan: original plan not entirely clear - probably either 2 or 3 rooms but may have
been truncated at left-hand end. Large heated room at the centre with axial stack
at its left end and unheated room beyond it. At the right end of the large room is
a very narrow room which was formerly heated by a gable end stack but it may be that
both the stack and partition with the large room are subsequent insertions. C20
addition at left-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of early C20 2-light casements,
single light to left on ground floor. Gabled C20 porch to right of centre with
part-glazed door. C20 flat roofed addition at left-hand end.
Interior: main room has open fireplace with narrow chamfered wooden lintel and
straight-cut stops. Over partition to small room is chamfered cross beam with
pyramid stops. One of the roof timbers has a slightly curved foot and another is
jointed at the front into a post going down into the wall. No access to roof-space.
Listing NGR: SS6289313672
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