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Lower Lye

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stockland, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8446 / 50°50'40"N

Longitude: -3.0699 / 3°4'11"W

OS Eastings: 324768

OS Northings: 105557

OS Grid: ST247055

Mapcode National: GBR M2.W42S

Mapcode Global: FRA 46GV.V4K

Entry Name: Lower Lye

Listing Date: 19 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88227

Location: Stockland, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Stockland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stockland St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

Lower Lye


House, formerly a farm house. Circa early C16 open-hall house with inserted floor
and stack. Stone rubble, plastered at rear. Thatched roof with half-hipped and
gabled ends. Three rooms and through passage plan with later wing at rear of lower
end. Two storeys. Long three window range. Small casements with glazing bars.
Doorway to through passage to right of centre with plank door and thatched porch.
Axial stack at ridge backing onto through passage. Another stack at lower gable
end. Both later insertions and rebuilt at top in brick. The unheated inner room
has a later (now truncated) projecting stack at the higher end. Later wing at rear
of lower end forming L-shaped plan and with thatched half-hipped roof. Round stair
turret in the angle and another round stair turret to side, above the back door of
through passage, which has a heavy chamfered doorframe and thatched hood. Interior:
smoke-blackened roof with jointed cruck trusses and hip. Plank and muntin screens
one at lower side of through passage, the other at inner end of hall. Two solid
tread newel stairs.

Listing NGR: ST2476805557

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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