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Walkeys Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Clyst St. Lawrence, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7913 / 50°47'28"N

Longitude: -3.3819 / 3°22'54"W

OS Eastings: 302691

OS Northings: 99991

OS Grid: SY026999

Mapcode National: GBR LN.ZH1K

Mapcode Global: FRA 37T0.097

Entry Name: Walkeys Cottage

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86806

Location: Clyst St. Lawrence, East Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Clyst St. Lawrence

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clyst St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CLYST ST LAWRENCE
SY 09 NW
5/46 Walkeys Cottage
30.6.61
GV II

Cottage. Late C18 - early C19, probably late C17 - early C18 origins. Modernised
in 1987. Plastered stone rubble; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; thatch
roof.
Plan: 3-room plan cottage facing north. There is a parlour at the left (east) end
and a kitchen at the right end, both served by gable-end stacks. The doorway
probably once led into a passage but now enters the kitchen. There is an unheated
central service room. Although the cottage appears to be late C18 - early C19 the
layout suggests a late C17 - early C18 central service room plan house. 2 storeys.
Exterior: regular but not symmetrical 3-window front of C20 replacement casements;
all round heads and the first floor ones have thatch eyebrows over. The front
doorway is right of centre; it has a round-headed arch containing a late C18 - early
C19 plank door. The gabled slate-roofed porch was built in 1987; it has a round-
headed arch containing a plank door in imitation of the original behind. The main
roof is gable-ended.
Interior: was not available for inspection at the time of this survey but some
plain late C18 - early C19 carpentry detail was seen. The kitchen fireplace is
stone rubble with an oak lintel and contains an oven; it may be earlier.


Listing NGR: SY0269699992

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