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Queen Anne House and Front Wall to Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6481 / 50°38'53"N

Longitude: -3.4304 / 3°25'49"W

OS Eastings: 298965

OS Northings: 84132

OS Grid: SX989841

Mapcode National: GBR P3.RWN6

Mapcode Global: FRA 37PC.CCP

Entry Name: Queen Anne House and Front Wall to Garden

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88553

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

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Listing Text

SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE STRAND (north side) Lympstone

5/53 Queen Anne House and front
- wall to garden

GV II

Detached house. Possibly 1702 (datestone re-set in garden wall) refenestrated and
refurbished in circa 1840. Brick, in Flemish bond with dressed sandstone plinth;
gabled-end slate roof. Central staircase plan main range with rear service wing;
the rear wing originally had a lateral newel stair, now dismantled. Single depth,
with principal room on either side of central staircase hall. External end stacks,
all brick, that to the left with 2 paired set offs, that to the right largely
renewed; end stack to wing. 2 storeys.
Front: symmetrical 5-window range; 3 full dormers with 6 pane sash windows;
moulded gutter box; 12 pane horned sash windows under segmental brick arches to
first floor; verandah with moulded cornice supported on 4 Tuscan columns, runs
across 2 bow windows with 12:12:12 pane hornless sashes which flank the central
entrance, the latter with pilasters, panelled reveals and soffit. Plinth chamfered
to front range only. Right-hand elevation with the only surviving window of circa
1702. 2-light casement, with stanchion and fastener plate; otherwise 3 C20
casements to this elevation.
Rear: with 12-pane hornless sash window and another to inner face of wing. 2 C20
casement windows in addition.
Interior: rear wing, ground floor, with 2 cross ceiling beams, both chamfered, one
with composite ovolo and cavetto moulding, the other with step stops to one end
only: C17, but look re-used. Circa 1840 joinery including the internal panelled
shutters to front bays and the open well staircase.
Roof: softwood A-frame trusses, principals morticed and pegged at apex, collars
halved, to both main range and rear wing.
Brick front garden wall along Strand, contemporary with house, with sandstone
plinth, and evidence of central entrance, now blocked up, is included in this
listing.


Listing NGR: SX9896584132

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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