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Willesleigh Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Goodleigh, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C3Q3XQX+PF

Entry Name: Willesleigh Cottage

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107711

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98564

Location: Goodleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: 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

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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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