DOWNMANS

Date:
7 Jul 2003
Location:
Downmans, 1 And 2, Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39 4NP
Reference:
IOE01/10751/25
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.

WESTLEIGH WESTLEIGH SS 42 NE 3/143 Nos 1 and 2 Downmans GV II 2 adjoining cottages. Late C17 or early C18. Rendered stone rubble and cob.

Thatch roofs with brick ridge stack and rendered stack at right end.

2 single room cottages, no. 1 to left has lobby entry with winder staircase beside rear side of stack, no 2 has cross-passage with stairs to rear.

2 storeys. Each cottage has 2 window range. No. 1 has two 4 paned sashes above sash with margin glazing bars and plank door to right. C20 outshut to rear with corrugated asbestos roof. No. 2 has 2 horizontal sliding sashes, 6 panes per light above two 2 light casements 6 panes per light to right of porch with slated gabled porch with shaped bargeboards. 4 panelled door, the upper panels glazed. Painted quoins to all the openings.

Interior of No. 1 has 6 panelled doors to inner lobby and original winder staircase. Chamfered ceiling beams to both cottages. No access to roof space but original trusses appear to survive.

Listing NGR: SS4710428672

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0990 IOE Records taken by Barbara Hilton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Dr Barbara Hilton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hilton, Barbara

Rights Holder: Hilton, Barbara

Keywords

Asbestos, Cob, Render, Rubble, Stone, Thatch, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling