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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FIRDALE COTTAGE AND BRIAR COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1097638

Location

FIRDALE COTTAGE AND BRIAR COTTAGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
DevonTeignbridgeDistrict AuthorityStokeinteignhead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Dec-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 86018

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History

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Details

STOKEINTEIGNHEAD GABWELL CROSS SX 9070-9170

17/372 Firdale Cottage and Briar - Cottage

GV II

2 adjoining houses, formerely one build. Circa mid C17, probably extended later at the left end. Colourwashed rendered cob and stone rubble; roof of Firdale thatched and hipped at right end, roof of Briar Cottage replaced with tile; axial stack and left end stack. Plan: Unusual single depth plan, originally 3 rooms wide, lower end to the left with a passage entrance, hall stack backing onto passage and a narrow unheated service room to the right of the hall and possibly a lower end kitchen to the left, which has been extended. Exterior: 2 storeys, Asymmetrical 3:4 window front, front door to Firdale to left of centre, Briar Cottage entered on rear. C19 and C20 timber casement windows with glazing bars, those to Firdale with enlarged embrasures. Interior: Rich in carpentry. The hall in Firdale, has a chamfered lintel to the fireplace with bar stops and a chamfered crossbeam with chamfered joists with bold rounded stops. A chamfered crossbeam and exposed joists also survive to the right hand room. Roof: A side pegged jointed cruck roof structure with collars lap-dovetailed into the principal rafters survives throughout Firdale and over the right end of Briar Cottage, the purlins threaded just below the collar joint. Group value with Tappers Cottage (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SX9167270144

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National Grid Reference: SX 91672 70144

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