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Latitude: 50.3999 / 50°23'59"N
Longitude: -3.6648 / 3°39'53"W
OS Eastings: 281775
OS Northings: 56883
OS Grid: SX817568
Mapcode National: GBR QP.264V
Mapcode Global: FRA 376Z.XQ0
Entry Name: Lime Tree
Listing Date: 26 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108396
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100936
Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Ashprington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ashprington St David
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Small house. Probably C18, divided into 2 cottages in Cl9 and reunited into
one house again in C20. Local stone rubble, rendered right hand end wall.
Asbestos slate roof, gabled left had end and hipped right hand end. Stack at
left hand gable end and rear lateral stack, both with rendered shafts.
Plan: The original plan is uncertain. The existing arrangement is probably
the result of the C19 conversion into 2 cottages. The right hand cottage has
lateral stack at the back and the partitioning off of an unheated front room
is probably a Cl9 alteration. The left hand cottage had an entrance and stack
in the left hand gable end, it had 2 rooms, the central room containing a
staircase at the back. In the C20 the cottage were reunited into one house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window range. C20 12-pane sashes,
except for the ground floor right which retains a circa early Cl9 12-pane
sash. The 2 ground floor left hand windows have cambered slate arches.
Doorway to right of centre with early C19 6-panel door and a C20 weatherboard
gabled porch. Doorway in the left hand gable end is blocked.
The outshut at higher ground level at the rear is built of stone rubble and
has a low-pitched corrugated iron roof.
Interior: All the internal joinery is C19. The left hand gable end fireplace
has a stone arch and is now blocked. The lateral fireplace at the back of the
right end has a simple C19 kitchen chimneypiece. The centre room has a Cl9
staircase at the back with stick balusters and chamfered square newels.
Roof: Elm roof trusses, the collars pegged and nailed to the faces of the
principals which are morticed at the apex.
Listing NGR: SX8177556882
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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