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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163980
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85637
Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6
Civil Parish: Doddiscombsleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Doddiscombsleigh St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
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
Listing NGR: SX8346587422
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