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Bearslake Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sourton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6811 / 50°40'51"N

Longitude: -4.0845 / 4°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 252827

OS Northings: 88894

OS Grid: SX528888

Mapcode National: GBR NZ.6DP2

Mapcode Global: FRA 27B8.NK9

Entry Name: Bearslake Cottage

Listing Date: 7 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94352

Location: Sourton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sourton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sourton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SOURTON
SX 58 NW

12/112 Bearslake Cottage
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GV II

Cottage. Circa early C18, with C19 addition. Granite and local stone rubble walls.
Thatched roof, gabled to left, hipped to right, slate over C19 extension.
Projecting rubble stack at left gable end of original building.
Plan: 2-room plan with larger room to the left (heated by gable end fireplace) and
smaller unheated service room to the right. Original entry probably into larger
room. Single storey C19 1-room addition built at left end of house through which it
is now entered.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front of C19 and C20, 1, 2 and 3-light small-paned
casements. The central ground floor window is in a blocked doorway. Lower C19
addition at left end is recessed but has a porch adjoining the original building
with a C20 plank door. Two C20 casements to its left.
Interior: Ground floor rooms have closely spaced insubstantial beams with narrow
unstopped chamfers. The fireplace has stone jambs and a rough granite lintel.


Listing NGR: SX5282788894

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