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ORCHARD HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY WALL

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: ORCHARD HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY WALL

List entry Number: 1201157

Location

ORCHARD HOUSE AND ATTACHED FRONT BOUNDARY WALL, 12, WATERSMEET ROAD

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: 376547

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH

SS7149 WATERSMEET ROAD, Lynmouth 858-1/4/91 (West side) 03/09/73 No.12 Orchard House and attached front boundary wall (Formerly Listed as: LYNTON WATERSMEET ROAD No.12 Orchard House)

GV II

Hotel. Early to mid C19. Rendered, slate roof. L-plan block set with the gable of the long wing to the street; a further gabled range is set parallel to this and slightly back to the left; entrance is in the internal angle. The building is set against the excavated rock at the back. 2 storeys, attic and part basement, all windows are wood casements, with mullions and transoms, mainly with horizontal bars, but 4 with small-pane glazing. To the street, left, is a small 2-light above 3-light, and small-pane 2-light to the ground floor. Here also the lower wall contains 2 arched openings with doors to the basement level. This wing has a roof with unequal pitches, and has probably been raised by one floor. The main gable, with decorative barge-board, has 2-light casements at each level, that to the ground floor coming down to floor level. The return face has two 2-lights with small panes above a vanted one-storey bay with hipped roof. In the corner is an octagonal porch with a C20 door on the splayed face. The returned narrow wing has a hipped end over a canted corner, to the front and on the diagonal face there is a 2-light above the same, taken to floor level at the ground floor. A valley stack, and a further eaves stack to the rear of the back wing. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: across the whole width of the site, projecting to the right of the gabled ends, is a painted rubble wall approx 1.5m high, with a small iron gate at the right-hand end; 9 steps lead to the slightly raised level at which the house is set. One of a series of C19 hotels in this street. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS7247749321

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National Grid Reference: SS 72477 49321

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