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Orchard House and Attached Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.2288 / 51°13'43"N

Longitude: -3.8277 / 3°49'39"W

OS Eastings: 272477

OS Northings: 149321

OS Grid: SS724493

Mapcode National: GBR L1.2XSY

Mapcode Global: VH4M9.LCSV

Entry Name: Orchard House and Attached Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 3 September 1973

Last Amended: 9 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376547

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Built-Up Area: Lynton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Countisbury with Lynmouth St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


858-1/4/91 (West side)
03/09/73 No.12
Orchard House and attached front
boundary wall
(Formerly Listed as:
Orchard House)


Hotel. Early to mid C19. Rendered, slate roof. L-plan block
set with the gable of the long wing to the street; a further
gabled range is set parallel to this and slightly back to the
left; entrance is in the internal angle. The building is set
against the excavated rock at the back.
2 storeys, attic and part basement, all windows are wood
casements, with mullions and transoms, mainly with horizontal
bars, but 4 with small-pane glazing. To the street, left, is a
small 2-light above 3-light, and small-pane 2-light to the
ground floor. Here also the lower wall contains 2 arched
openings with doors to the basement level. This wing has a
roof with unequal pitches, and has probably been raised by one
floor. The main gable, with decorative barge-board, has
2-light casements at each level, that to the ground floor
coming down to floor level.
The return face has two 2-lights with small panes above a
vanted one-storey bay with hipped roof. In the corner is an
octagonal porch with a C20 door on the splayed face. The
returned narrow wing has a hipped end over a canted corner, to
the front and on the diagonal face there is a 2-light above
the same, taken to floor level at the ground floor. A valley
stack, and a further eaves stack to the rear of the back wing.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: across the whole width of the site,
projecting to the right of the gabled ends, is a painted
rubble wall approx 1.5m high, with a small iron gate at the
right-hand end; 9 steps lead to the slightly raised level at
which the house is set.
One of a series of C19 hotels in this street. Included for
group value.

Listing NGR: SS7247749321

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

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