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Ye Old Cottage Including Gate Piers to South East

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 51.2138 / 51°12'49"N

Longitude: -3.8398 / 3°50'23"W

OS Eastings: 271591

OS Northings: 147672

OS Grid: SS715476

Mapcode National: GBR L1.3T7W

Mapcode Global: VH4M9.DRDD

Entry Name: Ye Old Cottage Including Gate Piers to South East

Listing Date: 3 September 1973

Last Amended: 9 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376482

Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lynton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SS74NW A39, Barbrook
858-1/2/53 (North side)
03/09/73 Ye Old Cottage including gate piers
to south-east
(Formerly Listed as:
The Cottage)


Detached house with gate piers. C17, but C19 N front (towards
stream) rebuilding. Rendered rubble, some painted, and some
slatehanging, slate roof. Probably originally a 2-room
cross-passage plan with end stacks, but now with symmetrical
entrance front (N) and lateral stack to rear outshut.
2 storeys; 3-window range. 2-light small-pane casements, with
a central plank door under a gabled porch. The right gable is
slate-hung, with one 4-pane sash; the roof sweeps down to the
road side above a curved corner, and there is a large
slate-hung lateral stack to the rear wall, which also has a
pointed quadrant window with radial bars. The left gable has
at first floor a fixed casement with 4 vertical bars and
lapped glazing, and a large 4-pane sash at ground floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: 2 gate piers at entrance SE of cottage,
tall rubble plinths surmounted by late medieval finials,
probably reused from the former chapel (qv) at South Furzehill
Farmhouse and similar to those at North Furzehill Farmhouse

Listing NGR: SS7159147672

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

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