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LYN HOUSE

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.

Name: LYN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1201147

Location

LYN HOUSE, LYN WAY

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

National Park: EXMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Sep-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jun-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 376515

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH

SS7149 LYN WAY, Lynton 858-1/4/35 (East side) 03/09/73 Lyn House (Formerly Listed as: LYNTON SINAI HILL Lyn House)

GV II

Large detached house. Early to mid C19. Rendered, slate roofs. A parallel range villa with a gabled cross wing at either end to a recessed centre; the wing to the right is cut off at an obtuse angle to accommodate the steep and narrow hill at this spot. 2 storeys. The formal front is in 1:3:1 windows, 12-pane sashes across the first floor, all with hoodmoulds with dropped ends. The ground floor has margin-pane French doors, except to the right-hand wing, with a 12-pane sash; the openings in the wings have hood moulds as above. To the left of the recessed centre is an opening to a throughway. The left-hand (E) return is 2-windowed, with 12- or 16-pane sashes, including a ground-floor flat-roofed bay. A stack to the rear of the ridge in the left wing, and to the outer eaves of the right wing. The main entrance is centred to the back, at the upper level because of the rise in the ground, with a gabled panelled doorway. There is a 15-pane stair sash, and various other lights on this front. Flat-roofed one storey extension to east side. INTERIOR not accessible, but some windows appear to have panelled shutters.

Listing NGR: SS7198849258

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National Grid Reference: SS 71988 49258

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