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

Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 45559 20766


MONKLEIGH SS4520 17/145 Crossway and Cross Cottage GV. II House, now 2 dwellings. Late C16/early C17; late C19 external alterations. Render over stone and cob; gabled slate roof; C20 rendered right end stack; C17 rendered external stone stack to left gable end; similar lateral stack, to centre of front wall, rebuilt at top c. 1986. 4-unit plan with parlour to left, hall to centre and service range to right. 2 storeys; 5-window range. Crossway, to left of lateral stack, has C20 two-light first-floor casements above half-glazed door flanked by segmental arches over similar casements. Cross Cottage to right, of 3-window range, has flat rendered arches over C20 casements of up to 4 lights and C20 porch with C19 plank door set in chamfered surround. Right-end gable rebuilt c. 1986. Late C16/early C17 stair projection and C20 outshut to rear. Interior: Cross Cottage has stop-chamfered beams on ground floor. Crossways retains good late C16/early C17 interior features: front door opens into room on left, which has late C16/early C17 plank and stud partition with ogee-stopped chamfers to studs: stop-chamfered bressummer over open fireplace to left; fine plasterwork to overmantle has initials A and E entwined in love knot with date 1709, set in scrolled foliate surround; early C18 plasterwork to ceiling, with cornice and oval panel with wreathed surround. Room to right has two panels of C17 plank and stud partition; chamfered beam with roll and ogee stop; C19 winder stairs to rear. First floor has C17 stop-chamfered doorframe leading from stairs to gallery along rear wall, which has early C19 two-panelled door and C19 plank door to rooms. Late C16/early C17 A-frame roof of heavy scantling with lap-jointed collars and ridge purlin set in notched apexes.

Listing NGR: SS4555920766


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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: 05 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10751/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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