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Berry Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6476 / 50°38'51"N

Longitude: -3.4181 / 3°25'5"W

OS Eastings: 299833

OS Northings: 84064

OS Grid: SX998840

Mapcode National: GBR P4.BSJJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37QC.B59

Plus Code: 9C2RJHXJ+3P

Entry Name: Berry Cottage

Listing Date: 18 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88536

Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Lympstone

Built-Up Area: Lympstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lympstone Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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5/36 Berry Cottage

- II

Detached house. Late C16 or early C17. Roughcast cob, on stone footings; gabled-
end thatched roof. Formerly a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end
to the left of the passage and heated by an external end stack; the hall heated by
a front lateral external stack; the inner room, which was tiny and has been
incorporated with the hall into a large single room, was originally unheated and
received an internal end stack, probably in the C19. The other stacks of cob or
stone, all with brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: 3-window range; 2-light casement windows to first floor; the eaves line
rises to the level of the lintel above these windows. French windows to service end
and inner room, 2-light casement to hall. All C20. Prominent external front stack
with slate weathering; the shaft is of small C17 bricks, probably imported, with 2
off-sets. Slated lean-to porch.
Left-hand end stack with remains of bake oven bulge; 2 C20 windows.
Rear: first floor weatherboarded; one 2-light casement window under eyebrow eaves.
C19 porch, bargeboarded with apex pinnacle. 3 C20 casement windows to ground floor.
Interior: 1 chamfered plank and muntin screen. 1 chamfered ceiling beam with
hollow step stop to hall. Remains of stone backed fireplace to service end.
Roof: higher end of 2 bays, service end of 1; 3 trusses, possibly jointed crucks,
morticed and pegged at apex, trenched purlins).

Listing NGR: SX9983384064

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