Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1106832.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 28-Oct-2020 at 08:40:15.


Statutory Address:

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

North Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 55973 46751


BERRYNARBOR BIRDSWELL LANE SS 54 NE Berrynarbor 1/43 Old Court - - II House. Probably late C18 or early C19, remodelled and extended in circa mid C19 and extended again in late C20. Roughcast stone or cob. Scantle slate roof with gabled ends, bitumen coated at the back and asbestos slates over the C20 extension. Rendered axial stacks with brick shafts with octagonal yellow clay pots. Plan: probably originally a 2-room plan cottage facing south with a central entrance and heated from gable end stacks. The outshut at tne back is probably a slightly later addition. In the mid C19 the house was extended at the right (east) end by the addition of a 1-room plan block lengthening the original cottage front to create a south garden front with Gothick fenestration and a cross-wing on the right end of 2-room plan with a central entrance on the new east front. The outshut in the angle at the back is also probably mid C19. In the late C20 a 1-room plan addition was built at the west (left) end of the original cottage further extending the garden front. Exterior: 2-storeys. South garden front is a long asymmetrical 7-windows range, the right-hand window in the projecting gable end of the cross-wing which has shaped barge boards; the left-hand bay is the C20 addition. C19 2-light casements with Tudor-headed lights and glazing bars. Ground floor has garden double doors with similar Tudor-headed lights and glazing bars. First floor window to left of centre (centre of original cottage) is blind. The right-hand windows in the projecting gabled wing are a C19 sash on the first floor with margin panes and a garden door on the ground floor with glazing bars. The right-hand return of the cross-wing is the entrance front and has a symmetrical 3-window range of similar C19 sashes with margin panes and a C20 conservatory around the central doorway which has a glazed and panelled door with a rectangular overlight. At the left-hand end of the garden front the C20 extension has matching Gothick fenestration. Outshuts at the back. The outshut behind the original cottage has a central gabled half-dormer with a C19 round-headed sash with radiating glazing bars and a small lateral stack to its right with slate weathering to the set-offs and a brick shaft. Interior: not inspected but may retain its C19 joinery.

Listing NGR: SS5597346751


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

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 16 Apr 2005
Reference: IOE01/14103/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stephen Macallister. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].