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Gas Lamp Cottage ladysmith

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingskerswell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4869 / 50°29'12"N

Longitude: -3.5938 / 3°35'37"W

OS Eastings: 287026

OS Northings: 66442

OS Grid: SX870664

Mapcode National: GBR QS.GLBW

Mapcode Global: FRA 37CR.V12

Plus Code: 9C2RFCP4+PF

Entry Name: Gas Lamp Cottage ladysmith

Listing Date: 17 July 1987

Last Amended: 30 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84890

Location: Kingskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kingskerswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingskerswell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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In the entry for:
3/179 Sunnyside and Ladysmith
the address shall be amended to read:

3/179 Ladysmith (formerly listed
as Sunnyside) and Gas
Lamp Cottage (formerly
listed as Ladysmith)
and in the description:
References to 'Ladysmith Cottage' should be amended to read'Gas Lamp Cottage' and references
to 'Sunnyside' should be amended to read 'Ladysmith'.


3/179 Sunnyside and Ladysmith
2 cottages originally 1 house. C17 much altered in C19 and C20. Rendered rubble
walls. Gable ended slate roof with asbestos slate towards left-hand end. At right-
hand gable end is squat rendered rubble stack with tapering top; axial rendered
brick stack to left of centre.
Originally 3-room and through-passage plan with lower room to right heated by gable
end stack which has adjoining smoking chamber. Hall heated by axial stack backing
onto passage and inner room reputedly formerly had front lateral stack. Divided
into 2 cottages probably in C19 at lower end of passage; in Sunnyside to left the
passage was blocked at either end to become a small room and a passage inserted
along the rear wall incorporating a staircase. Rear outshut added to Ladysmith
Cottage probably in C20.
2 storeys. Ladysmith Cottage to right has asymmetrical 2-window front. The first
floor left-hand window is circa late C19/early C20 2-light casement with small
panes. To its right is taller similar C20 window in dormer. Below it and to the
right is late C20 bow window with small panes. Late C20 stable type door to left.
Towards right end at an intermediate level is small narrow window which lights the
projection at the right-hand gable end housing the smoking chamber.
Sunnyside has an asymmetrical 1-window front, 2 to the ground floor, all 2-light
casements. The first floor window is in a dormer and is probably C19. The ground
floor windows are C20, the right-hand one was originally the doorway to passage.
All windows are without glazing bars. projection towards the left end, apparently
originally for chimney. C20 conservatory/porch at left-hand gable end has door.
Interior: no original features visible in Sunnyside. Ladysmith Cottage contains 2
ovens with stone openings to the left of the modern fireplace. To the right is a
C17 smoking chamber, circular with a corbelled stone roof which has a flue at the
top. Roof structure completely replaced in late C20.
An important feature of this building is the unusual survival of the smoking

Listing NGR: SX8702666442

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