LEACROFT COTTAGE AND SPINNING WHEEL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204754
Date first listed:
10-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
LEACROFT COTTAGE AND SPINNING WHEEL COTTAGE, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LEACROFT COTTAGE AND SPINNING WHEEL COTTAGE, FORE STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
East Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Otterton
National Grid Reference:
SY 08378 85336

Details

OTTERTON FORE STREET (north side), SY 0885 Otterton 7/147 Leacroft Cottage and Spinning - Wheel Cottage GV II 2 cottages. Probably late C18 - early C19, modernised in late C19 and again circa 1970. Plastered walls, probably cob on stone rubble footings; stone rubble or brick stack topped with C19 brick; thatch roof. Plastered brick outshots with slate roof. Pair of contemporary 2-room plan cottages facing south-east onto Fore Street, Leacroft Cottage on the left (south-west) and spinning Wheel Cottage on the right (north-east). Cottages have similar plans, each a mirror of the other each side of axial stack in party wall which serves back-to-back fireplaces. Behind the inner rooms are probably secondary 2-storey outshots. Although each cottage has a 2-window front of C20 casements about central C20 door. The fenestration is not symmetrical. Roof is gable-ended and outshots are also gabled. Interiors include plain carpentry detail where exposed. Leacroft Cottage and Spinning Wheel Cottage form an attractive group with the many ether listed buildings along Otterton Fore Street.

Listing NGR: SY0837885336

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
86348
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: 27 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/08931/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M. H. Carter. Source Historic England Archive
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