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Latitude: 50.8917 / 50°53'30"N
Longitude: -4.0916 / 4°5'29"W
OS Eastings: 252993
OS Northings: 112332
OS Grid: SS529123
Mapcode National: GBR KP.S39H
Mapcode Global: FRA 269R.CS5
Entry Name: Bounsell's House and Cottage
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105038
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91772
Location: Merton, Torridge, Devon, EX20
Civil Parish: Merton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Merton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
22/157 Bounsell's House and Cottage
Two houses which were originally one. Early to mid C19. Rendered stone walls.
Gable ended slate roof. Brick stack at each gable end of front range.
Plan: Originally one house consisting of single depth 2 room front range, equal-sized
with central hall. Behind the left-hand end was a service wing. This has been
converted into a separate cottage.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3 window front of original 12-pane sashes on first
floor, 16-panes below. At the centre is original flat doorhood with moulded cornice
which has been filled-in below with glazed panels in C20 to create a porch. Simple
eaves cornice resting on projecting joist ends. Wing behind left-hand end is now the
Cottage and has 3 windows. 2 are C19 partly leaded 2-light casements one to the
right on the first floor and one below which is transomed. Late C19 or early C20 4-
pane sash to right on the ground floor and 2-light C20 casement to left on first
floor. Below it is a C20 panelled and glazed door.
Interior: not inspected although original joinery may survive such as staircase,
cupboards and panelled doors.
Listing NGR: SS5299312332
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