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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1107632



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Instow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98777

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INSTOW BRIDGE LANE, Instow SS 43 SE 1/74 Nos. 1 and 2 and Quay Cottage II Former public house, now divided into 3 cottages, the description including Quay Cottage, the Quay (q.v.). Part of No. 1 and No. 2 probably early C17, the quay frontage added in late C18 or early C19. Rendered stone rubble and some cob. Slate roofs, hipped to front right end, with early scantle slate roof to rear of No. 2, Bridge Lane. Ridge brick stack, lateral brick stack to rear of Quay Cottage and impressive stone rubble stack with slate drip and offsets, heightened in brick to ridge of No. 2. Division into 3 cottages has obscured original plan but C17 core, set gable end on to the quay, appears to have been 3-room and unusually a lobby entry plan with 2- storeyed former outbuilding now taken in to form part of No. 2 at right end. In the late C18 or early C19 the quay frontage was added, now divided into 2 cottages with single principal rooms, forming overall L-shaped plan; part of the lower end of the C17 house taken in to form rear passage with a side entrance to No. 1 Bridge Lane. 2 storeys. Quay facade has 2-window range. 6 over 3 paned sashes to left, 12- paned sashes to right on each floor flanking semi-circular headed doorway with plank door and plain fanlight. Bridge Lane facade has 3-window range, 2 with gabled dormers. Principally early C19 fenestration. Sash at left end, 4 over 8 panes, then 3-light casement 8 panes per light and a 2-light casement, 6 panes per light at right end. 3-light hall casement, 8 panes per light, 2-light window to right, 4 panes per light. Slated gabled roof to porch with plank inner door. Sash 3 over 6 panes and plank door, the upper part glazed, to left of porch. Interiors: No. 2 Bridge Lane could not be inspected, but known to be unspoilt. No. 1 Bridge Lane also has most of its fittings and joinery intact, the principal room with panelling and moulded cornice, probably of an early C19 date with corner fireplace containing range made by H R Williams and Co. Barnstaple. No access to roof space but C17 core appears to have roof structure intact with straight heavy principals.

Listing NGR: SS4723830243

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National Grid Reference: SS 47238 30243


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