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Leigh Cross Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddiscombsleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6748 / 50°40'29"N

Longitude: -3.6506 / 3°39'2"W

OS Eastings: 283465

OS Northings: 87422

OS Grid: SX834874

Mapcode National: GBR QN.HXFC

Mapcode Global: FRA 3779.9LT

Plus Code: 9C2RM8FX+WQ

Entry Name: Leigh Cross Cottage

Listing Date: 11 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85637

Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Doddiscombsleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Doddiscombsleigh St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 88 NW
2/117 Leigh Cross Cottage
House. C17 or earlier, thoroughly renovated in the C20. Whitewashed rendered cob ;
thatched roof, gabled at ends, wing half-hipped at end ; right end stack to main
block, axial stack to wing.
Plan: L plan, the main block with a heated room at the right end and a rear left
stair turret. Rear right wing at right angles to main block with outshut against
right side. The internal partitions are said to have been altered rendering the
original plan obscure.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Tall asymmetrical 4 window front with irregular 1- 2- and 3-
light C20 timber casements with glazing bars. The right return of the main block has
a very small slit window, probably lighting a stair or former stair. The rear
elevation of the main block has a rounded stair turret, a C20 door, 1 first floor and
2 ground floor timber casements with glazing bars. The eaves thatch is eyebrowed
over one first floor casement on the inner return of the wing which has 2 ground
floor casements and a doorway in the end wall.
Interior: not inspected but a large open fireplace with a timber lintel survives in
the main block and there may be other features of interest.
In a prominent position on the roadside, group value with Playbrook Cottages, Dunsford
Parish (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SX8346587422

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