Ladram Cottage

14 Apr 2005
Ladram Cottage, Bay Road, Otterton, East Devon, Devon, EX9 7BX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

OTTERTON BAY ROAD SY 08 NE 3/119 Ladram Cottage - 30.6.83 - II Cottage. Early C19 with late C19-early C20 extension. Walls are plastered but is mostly stone rubble with some cob towards the wall tops and some brick dressings; brick stacks with plastered chimney shafts; thatch roof. Extension of painted brick with thatch roof.

T-shaped cottage. Main block faces south-west standing on a terrace in a steep valley side. it has a 2-room plan with a central entrance hall. Axial stack right of centre. The end corners are canted forming pointed ends and the middle section of the front is canted back behind a verandah. 1-room plan service extension projects at right angles to rear of centre. A single storey rustic cottage ornee.

Nearly symmetrical front. The central set-back front contains a central plank door with cover strips in a pointed archway. It is flanked by arch-headed windows, each containing a casement with glazing bars and the head with simply-cusped Y-tracery.

The full width bay each side contains another arch-headed doorway but that to right is a C20 replacement. The roof is carried across the central recess by a colonnade of 4 rustic timber posts with with plain abacus blocks and standing on crude sandstone pads. Roof is hipped each end. The right (south-eastern) end contains a round-headed window; a casement with glazing bars and the head with radial glazing bars. A plain casement with glazing bars in the right end front canted wall.

Interior not inspected.

This is a most unusual example of cottage ornee.

Listing NGR: SY0963285243


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0364 IOE Records taken by M H Carter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr M. H. Carter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Carter, M. H.

Rights Holder: Carter, M. H.


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