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© Mrs Sheila Haycox

IoE Number: 95392
Location: TURNPIKE COTTAGE, ROCK BRIDGE
  HALBERTON, MID DEVON, DEVON
Photographer: Mrs Sheila Haycox
Date Photographed: 19 August 2001
Date listed: 11 June 1986
Date of last amendment: 06 February 1987
Grade II

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In the entry for 2/206 HALBERTON C.P. ROCK BRIDGE Turnpike Cottage The address shall be amended to read ROCK BRIDGE Overock ------------------------------------ HALBERTON ROCK BRIDGE ST 01 SW 2/206 - Turnpike Cottage GV II Detached cottage. Circa 1814, possibly by John Rennie, the engineer of the Grand Western Canal. Random rubble sandstone with gabled end pantiled roof. End stacks with stubby brick shafts emerge from heavily coped end gables. 2-room central entrance plan with service rooms in rear integral outshut. 2-storeys. Front: symmmetrical 3-window range; moulded stone cornice and rusticated quoins. Round-headed windows to both floors, with rusticated architraves; 6-panes per casement and semi-circular light above, similar windows below but 3-panes per casement. String course drops and takes in sills of first floor windows; open timber porch with slate roofs and crested ridge tiles looks later. Cornice continues as string course to foot of end elevation gable walls, which each contain one 2-light round headed window, apex blocked. Rear lean-to outshut with prominent plastered stack to roadside. Turnpike Cottage contributes to a group that includes Rock House and its rear outbuildings.

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