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Kelly Cross Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Lustleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6242 / 50°37'27"N

Longitude: -3.7114 / 3°42'41"W

OS Eastings: 279039

OS Northings: 81901

OS Grid: SX790819

Mapcode National: GBR QL.706X

Mapcode Global: FRA 373F.3XH

Plus Code: 9C2RJ7FQ+MC

Entry Name: Kelly Cross Cottage

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166104

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84604

Location: Lustleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Lustleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lustleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Kelly Cross Cottage


Cottage. Late C16 or early C17, with added lean-to. Roughcast cob with thatched
roof, half-hipped at-right-hand side. Rendered stone chimneystack with thatch
weatherings and tapered top on left-hand gable. Projecting brick stack, also
rendered, in right-hand gable. 2-room and through-passage plan, the rear doorway
blocked by a later staircase; larger left-hand room was clearly the hall. 2
storeys. 2 widely-spaced windows wide, with doorway between. Windows have old
wooden casements, except for left-hand ground-storey window which is C20. Plank
door and wooden porch, also C20. In lean-to to left an older plank door with
strap-hinges. In right-hand gable a C18 or early C19 metal casement with leaded
panes; the upper part of the opening, now blocked, rises into the roof-space.
Interior: in left-hand gable in ground storey a fireplace with granite jambs and
chamfered wood lintel having step-stops; large oven in the back. To left of
fireplace a winding granite staircase. In ground-floor room to right a chamfered
upper-floor beam with run-out stops. Roof has 2 original trusses with plain, heavy
principal rafters sitting on the wall-tops; halved collars with shaped ends,
through purlins and ridge. The common rafters seem to have been renewed. The
partition wall and chimney in the roofspace over the room above the hall are
plastered. Well-preserved cottages of this date are uncommon.

Listing NGR: SX7903981901

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