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Logs Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lifton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6437 / 50°38'37"N

Longitude: -4.2732 / 4°16'23"W

OS Eastings: 239373

OS Northings: 85133

OS Grid: SX393851

Mapcode National: GBR NQ.8S7T

Mapcode Global: FRA 17YC.M2N

Plus Code: 9C2QJPVG+FP

Entry Name: Logs Cottage

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92398

Location: Lifton, West Devon, Devon, PL16

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Lifton

Built-Up Area: Lifton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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House. Possibly medieval origins, late C16 or early C17 alterations, C20
renovations. Whitewashed rendered cob with thatched roof gabled at ends and large
stone stack on ridge with thatch weatherings and rendered stack at right gable end.
Said to have smoke-blackened roof timbers at the higher end of the stack but no
access to these at the time of survey 1985. It may have been a medieval open hall
house with a stack backing on to the through passage inserted in the late C16 or
early C17, when the lower end may have rebuilt with accommodation above a byre or
storage space. Front of hall slightly advanced to left of stack. 3 room and through
passage plan survives with single-storey lean-to addition at rear. 2 storeys. 3
window front with entrance on front at right. 2 first floor 3-light casements at
higher end have 3 panes per light. similar 2-light casement to right of stack.
Ground floor window left 6-pane sash, 2 other ground floor windows 2 light casements,
6 panes per light.
Interior chamfered stopped timber lintel to fireplace. Cobbled floor below cement at
lower end. 2 large pegged trusses at lower end without collars, originally with
diagonally-set ridge.
Formerly known as Downs View.

Listing NGR: SX3937385133

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