Markers Cottage

Markers Cottage

A fascinating medieval cob house, containing a cross-passage screen decorated with a painting of St Andrew. See the smoke-blackened timbers.

Discover the fascinating history behind the cottage and enjoy the garden with contemporary cob summer house.

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  • 15th-Century paintings

    In the 1990s, conservation work on the house revealed stunning painted wooden screens. A full vernacular survey was carried out and the cottage was restored to its former glory.

  • Pargeting

    Decorative plaster work called pargeting in the upper chambers of the cottage. The ornamentation was created by stamping the patterns on to wet plaster.

  • St Andrew and his boat

    15th-century painting was found of St Andrew during conservation work.

  • Embroidery

    A sample of embroidery handing in the cottage made in 1909.

  • Grandfather clock

    A stunning clock on display in the house with detailed carving.

Admission & prices

National Trust members are free
£3.40 adult
£1.70 child

Open Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 2-5pm.

Find us


  • Childrens activities

Visit nearby Killerton for tea-rooms, shop and plant center.

Nearest parking and toilets are in Broadclyst.

Markers Cottage

T: 01392 461546

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Markers Cottage

Markers Cottage

Exeter, DEVON EX5 3HX