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Latitude: 51.0893 / 51°5'21"N
Longitude: -4.0014 / 4°0'4"W
OS Eastings: 259933
OS Northings: 134126
OS Grid: SS599341
Mapcode National: GBR KT.CN4T
Mapcode Global: FRA 26H7.QY5
Entry Name: Willesleigh Cottage
Listing Date: 25 February 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107711
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98564
Location: Goodleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Goodleigh
Built-Up Area: Goodleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Goodleigh
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 53 SE
7/86 Willesleigh Cottage
House. Probably early C16 but may have earlier fabric. Roughcast rendered rubble
and cob. Thatch roof with lateral rubble stack to rear with projecting bread oven.
Brick stack at right end. Formerly open hall and through-passage plan, the upper
end possibly remodelled as a cartway with loft over. 1 1/2 storeys irregular 3-window
range of C20 2-light casement 2-panes each above 2 plank doors, that at upper end
inserted in former larger cart entrance. Two C20 2-light casements flank lower
doorway with blued square recess to its left. Chamfered and stopped beam to hall,
and spice cupboard dated 1758. One raised cruck truss with slightly cranked collar
and 2 tiers of trenched purlins the truss now closed with lath and plaster partition
but smoke-blackening extends to the loft timbers. The other truss over the lower
end is boxed in but appears to be C17, with no signs of smoke-blackening.
Listing NGR: SS5993334126
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