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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107589
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98877
Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Westleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Westleigh
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 42 NE
3/150 Two cottages adjoining to north
end of Lester House
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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