TWO COTTAGES ADJOINING TO NORTH END OF LESTER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107589
Date first listed:
29-May-1986
Statutory Address:
TWO COTTAGES ADJOINING TO NORTH END OF LESTER HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TWO COTTAGES ADJOINING TO NORTH END OF LESTER HOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Westleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 47165 28487

Details

WESTLEIGH WESTLEIGH SS 42 NE 3/150 Two cottages adjoining to north end of Lester House II Two cottages, unoccupied at time of survey. Probably early C17. Unrendered stone rubble and some cob. Thatch roof with stone rubble stack at left gable end with drip. Axial stone rubble stack. Probably originally one house, 2 room plan with through-passage. The passage now blocked off to form lobby entry to left hand cottage. Outbuilding at right end, partially lofted, used as coal shed. 2 storeys. 4 window range. C19/C20 two light casements, 6 panes per light at each end, 4 panes per light to centre left, 2 panes per light to centre right. 8 paned sash to left and 16 paned sash to right of 2 small lean-to timber porches with corrugated roofs. Plank door at right end. Interior: Left hand cottage has impressive wide chamfered cross ceiling beams, partially collapsed at time of survey (August 1985). Plank and muntin screen separating the 2 cottages, with unusually deep chamfered muntins virtually diamond shaped on section. Roofspace not inspected. A small timber splayed mullion window concealed to right of plank door by outbuilding at right end.

Listing NGR: SS4716628483

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
98877
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: 07 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/10751/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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