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Lantern Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kennford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6683 / 50°40'6"N

Longitude: -3.535 / 3°32'5"W

OS Eastings: 291620

OS Northings: 86531

OS Grid: SX916865

Mapcode National: GBR P0.TQT8

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H9.LNK

Plus Code: 9C2RMF98+82

Entry Name: Lantern Cottage

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85864

Location: Kenn, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kenn

Built-Up Area: Kennford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenn St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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2 adjoining cottages on a corner site, now one house. Probably late C17 origins.
Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings ; thatched roof, gabled at ends ;
left end stack to north-facing block ; left end projecting stack to west-facing
Plan: L plan. Probably originating as 2 small cottages. The west-facing block is
circa late C17 and may have been divided between a heated room to the left and a
service room to the right, the north facing block is more difficult to date but may
be an C18 1-room plan cottage which formerly had a newel stair adjacent to the stack
(information from owner).
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2 window entrance elevation (facing north), with a
plank front door to the right and 2-light C20 timber windows with glazing bars. At
the right end, the stack of the west facing block projects with drip ledges. 2
ground floor and 1 first floor C20 timber casements with glazing bars to the west
Interior: The west facing block has a rough chamfered crossbeam and an open fireplace
with a chamfered scroll-stopped timber lintel. The second fireplace has a low, plain
timber lintel and may have been rebuilt.
Roof: Principal rafters straight, apex not inspected at time of survey.
On a conspicuous corner site in Kennford.

Listing NGR: SX9162086531

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