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Two Cottages Adjoining to North End of Lester House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0354 / 51°2'7"N

Longitude: -4.1811 / 4°10'52"W

OS Eastings: 247165

OS Northings: 128487

OS Grid: SS471284

Mapcode National: GBR KK.H4LZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.T25

Entry Name: Two Cottages Adjoining to North End of Lester House

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98877

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WESTLEIGH WESTLEIGH
SS 42 NE
3/150 Two cottages adjoining to north
end of Lester House
II
Two cottages, unoccupied at time of survey. Probably early C17. Unrendered stone
rubble and some cob. Thatch roof with stone rubble stack at left gable end with
drip. Axial stone rubble stack.
Probably originally one house, 2 room plan with through-passage. The passage now
blocked off to form lobby entry to left hand cottage. Outbuilding at right end,
partially lofted, used as coal shed.
2 storeys. 4 window range. C19/C20 two light casements, 6 panes per light at each
end, 4 panes per light to centre left, 2 panes per light to centre right. 8 paned
sash to left and 16 paned sash to right of 2 small lean-to timber porches with
corrugated roofs. Plank door at right end.
Interior: Left hand cottage has impressive wide chamfered cross ceiling beams,
partially collapsed at time of survey (August 1985). Plank and muntin screen
separating the 2 cottages, with unusually deep chamfered muntins virtually diamond
shaped on section. Roofspace not inspected. A small timber splayed mullion window
concealed to right of plank door by outbuilding at right end.


Listing NGR: SS4716628483

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