Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1105562

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: LOGS COTTAGE


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Statutory Address: LOGS COTTAGE

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County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Lifton

National Grid Reference: SX3937385133


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2/154 Logs Cottage - GV II

House. Possibly medieval origins, late C16 or early C17 alterations, C20 renovations. Whitewashed rendered cob with thatched roof gabled at ends and large stone stack on ridge with thatch weatherings and rendered stack at right gable end. Said to have smoke-blackened roof timbers at the higher end of the stack but no access to these at the time of survey 1985. It may have been a medieval open hall house with a stack backing on to the through passage inserted in the late C16 or early C17, when the lower end may have rebuilt with accommodation above a byre or storage space. Front of hall slightly advanced to left of stack. 3 room and through passage plan survives with single-storey lean-to addition at rear. 2 storeys. 3 window front with entrance on front at right. 2 first floor 3-light casements at higher end have 3 panes per light. similar 2-light casement to right of stack. Ground floor window left 6-pane sash, 2 other ground floor windows 2 light casements, 6 panes per light. Interior chamfered stopped timber lintel to fireplace. Cobbled floor below cement at lower end. 2 large pegged trusses at lower end without collars, originally with diagonally-set ridge. Formerly known as Downs View.

Listing NGR: SX3937385133


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Legacy System number: 92398

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