Lorna Doone

Date:
10 Aug 1999
Location:
Lorna Doone, Goodleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32 7LX
Reference:
IOE01/00093/32
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

GOODLEIGH GOODLEIGH SS 63 SW 8/89 Lorna Doone

GV II

House. Probably late C15 with C17 and C19 alterations. Colourwashed rendered rubble with some cob. Slate roofs with gable ends. 2 massive rubble lateral stacks to front, heightened with brick shafts. Probably originally 3-cell open hall house, the upper end partially demolished and converted to outbuilding with corrugated iron lean-to roof. C17 floors inserted and stair turret added to front of hall, rebuilt to rear in C19 and door inserted in former stair turret, the through-passage door having been infilled. 1 1/2 storeys, 2-window range, gabled dormer between the stacks and half dormer to right with horned sash with marginal glazing bars. C20 3-light window with timber lintel to right of C20 1/2-glazed panelled door inserted in probably former stair turret with a small narrow ogee-headed light in the short returning wall where the upper end recesses slightly. 2-light window inserted in former through-passage doorway and door of 3 wide planks at upper end to the lean-to shed. Scroll-stopped beam to hall. Partially boxed-in plank and muntin screen to through-passage end of hall, the original doorframe also cased in. 2 pairs of raised crucks with slightly cranked collars morticed into the soffits of the blades; that situated over the hall is now closed to form partition to chamber at head of C19 staircase with turned balusters and newels. Original chimney pieces blocked up with C19/C20 insertions.

Listing NGR: SS6000634159

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Abbott_L.E. IOE Records for Abbott, L.E.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr L.E. Abbott. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Abbott, L.E.

Rights Holder: Abbott, L.E.

Keywords

Cob, Iron, Render, Rubble, Slate, Timber, Medieval Open Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Oubliette, Unassigned, Building, Cruck House, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Shed