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Lilac Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3385 / 50°20'18"N

Longitude: -3.6844 / 3°41'3"W

OS Eastings: 280229

OS Northings: 50082

OS Grid: SX802500

Mapcode National: GBR QN.015B

Mapcode Global: FRA 3854.NFB

Plus Code: 9C2R88Q8+96

Entry Name: Lilac Cottage

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99826

Location: Blackawton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Blackawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Blackawton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX85SW Lilac Cottage

Cottage. Circa late C17 or early C18, probably extended later in C18 or
early C19. Rendered and whitewashed stone rubble. Asbestos slate roof with
gabled ends, originally thatched according to the owner. Rendered axial and
corner stacks.
Plan and development: The existing house had a 2-room plan main range. The
larger left-hand room was probably the original house originally of 2-room
plan with a small unheated room to the left and a large room to the right
heated from a gable end stack (now axial) and with a stair turret beside the
stack at the back. The partition between the 2 rooms had been removed. The
small 1-room plan part to the right is probably on C18 or C19 addition; it
is heated from a fireplace in the right-hard front corner and has a C20 2-
storey extension at the back. Behind the left end of the original part is a
C19 outbuilding with doorways on the outer left-hand side. There is another
C19 single storey outshut attached to the right-hand front corner. Lilac
Cott is built high up above and at right angles to the road and is built
into the bank at the rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window south east front. To left of
centre a C19 2-light casement with glazing bars on the ground and first
floors, the ground floor with a slate hoodmould. To the left on the ground
floor a small C20 casement. Original doorway to right of centre with a late
C19 glazed door and slated canopy. To right another doorway with a C20
glazed door now enclosed within a C20 glazed conservatory in the angle with
the single storey outbuilding projecting on the right-hand corner. At the
back a large semi-circular stair turret built into the ground which is
higher at the rear than at the front. To the left a C20 2-storey flat roof
Interior only observed from the front windows with permission. Exposed
rough ceiling joists. The fireplace in the larger left-hand room has been
reduced in size. The stair turret is said to contain a stone newel stair.
The roof structure is said to have been replaced.

Listing NGR: SX8022950082

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