History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Bridge Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.6477 / 50°38'51"N

Longitude: -3.4314 / 3°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 298892

OS Northings: 84086

OS Grid: SX988840

Mapcode National: GBR P3.RWB1

Mapcode Global: FRA 37PC.BZH

Plus Code: 9C2RJHX9+3C

Entry Name: Bridge Cottages

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88549

Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: Devon

District: East 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

Tagged with: Cottage

Find accommodation in


SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE STRAND (west side), Lympstone

5/49 Nos. 1, 2 & 3 Bridge Cottages

3 dwellings. Early C18 with later, predominantly C19 additions. Brick, in Flemish
bond, plastered, roughcast and whitewashed. Hipped and gabled-end slate roofs. A
single-depth early-C18 2-storeyed house of 6 bays now largely masked by later
accretions, namely (1) a 2-storey, early C19 addition to the middle 2 bays of the
C18 house front, with hipped roof and axial stack, formerly a shop. (2) to the left
of this, a lower, roughly contemporary 2-storey curved range with shallow hipped
roof and axial stack, that occupies the angle towards Strand. (3) to the right of
(2) a later-C19, single-storeyed polygonal extension. All stacks with brick shafts
including the axial and right-hand end stack of the C18 house. This has rusticated
quoins to the front and moulded gutter box throughout. Only three 12-pane hornless
sash windows visible to the right, 2 to first floor, 1 to ground floor.
Left-hand end (towards street) with one 2-storeyed bowed window bay, a 20-pane
hornless sash window to each floor; round headed doorway to right of this with
panelled soffit; full dormer.
Rear: one 16-pane hornless sash window is all that remains of early fenestration.
The shop (1), 2-window range; 12-pane hornless sash windows to first floor; sash
window to left of door with 6 panes up, 9 down. Door and 24-pane bowed sash shop
window under cornice, with little fluted pilasters. Extension (2) with 16-pane
hornless sash window to first floor. 4-pane horned sash below. (3) with cogged
brick cornice, horned sash window and doorway.

Listing NGR: SX9889284086

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.