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Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 52993 12332


MERTON MERTON SS 5212 22/157 Bounsell's House and Cottage - GV II

Two houses which were originally one. Early to mid C19. Rendered stone walls. Gable ended slate roof. Brick stack at each gable end of front range. Plan: Originally one house consisting of single depth 2 room front range, equal-sized with central hall. Behind the left-hand end was a service wing. This has been converted into a separate cottage. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3 window front of original 12-pane sashes on first floor, 16-panes below. At the centre is original flat doorhood with moulded cornice which has been filled-in below with glazed panels in C20 to create a porch. Simple eaves cornice resting on projecting joist ends. Wing behind left-hand end is now the Cottage and has 3 windows. 2 are C19 partly leaded 2-light casements one to the right on the first floor and one below which is transomed. Late C19 or early C20 4- pane sash to right on the ground floor and 2-light C20 casement to left on first floor. Below it is a C20 panelled and glazed door. Interior: not inspected although original joinery may survive such as staircase, cupboards and panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SS5299312332


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

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Date: 09 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06566/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Ann Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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