BERRY COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104198
Date first listed:
18-Nov-1977
Statutory Address:
BERRY COTTAGE, LONGMEADOW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
BERRY COTTAGE, LONGMEADOW ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
East Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Lympstone
National Grid Reference:
SX 99833 84064

Details

SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE LONGMEADOW ROAD (north side) Lympstone 5/36 Berry Cottage 18.11.77

- II

Detached house. Late C16 or early C17. Roughcast cob, on stone footings; gabled- end thatched roof. Formerly a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end to the left of the passage and heated by an external end stack; the hall heated by a front lateral external stack; the inner room, which was tiny and has been incorporated with the hall into a large single room, was originally unheated and received an internal end stack, probably in the C19. The other stacks of cob or stone, all with brick shafts. 2 storeys. Front: 3-window range; 2-light casement windows to first floor; the eaves line rises to the level of the lintel above these windows. French windows to service end and inner room, 2-light casement to hall. All C20. Prominent external front stack with slate weathering; the shaft is of small C17 bricks, probably imported, with 2 off-sets. Slated lean-to porch. Left-hand end stack with remains of bake oven bulge; 2 C20 windows. Rear: first floor weatherboarded; one 2-light casement window under eyebrow eaves. C19 porch, bargeboarded with apex pinnacle. 3 C20 casement windows to ground floor. Interior: 1 chamfered plank and muntin screen. 1 chamfered ceiling beam with hollow step stop to hall. Remains of stone backed fireplace to service end. Roof: higher end of 2 bays, service end of 1; 3 trusses, possibly jointed crucks, morticed and pegged at apex, trenched purlins).

Listing NGR: SX9983384064

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
88536
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08334/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Tony Ovens. Source Historic England Archive
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