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Latitude: 51.2088 / 51°12'31"N
Longitude: -4.1236 / 4°7'24"W
OS Eastings: 251759
OS Northings: 147652
OS Grid: SS517476
Mapcode National: GBR KN.4163
Mapcode Global: VH4M4.GWW6
Entry Name: Marine Cottage
Listing Date: 14 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203052
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390149
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Ilfracombe
Built-Up Area: Ilfracombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS5147 BACK WAY
853-1/6/10 (North side)
Detached house. Early C19. Roughcast cob and stone walls.
Asbestos slated roof with red ridge tiles. No chimneys.
PLAN: oblong, double-fronted plan, probably only 1-room-deep;
built gable end on to the Back Way.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 4 at rear. 2 windows wide on entrance
front (facing east), but with long unwindowed area at
right-hand end. Front end wall has 1 window in each storey;
sashes in recessed box frames, 3 panes per sash in ground and
third storeys, 2 panes in second storey.
East wall has round-arched doorway to right of ground storey,
sash window to left; second storey has 2 sash windows, third
storey 1 sash window to right. All sashes 8- paned, except for
2-paned ones in third storey.
Rear (north) end wall, facing the sea, has canted wooden bay
window with slated pent roof in second storey; 8-paned sashes
in centre, 4-paned ones at sides. Window with pointed arch in
third storey. Pierced and shaped bargeboards to gable.
West wall has only 2 windows; 1 small one with a single sheet
of glass, the other of 2 lights with wooden, mullion and
INTERIOR: original stair with column newel, square baluster.
6-panel doors with moulded frames.
The house is one of the better preserved of the scatter of
dwellings that occupied the northern slopes of the town before
the large-scale developments of the late C19. It is shown in
Banfield's map of the 1830s.
(Lamplugh L: Ilfracombe: 1984-: 49).
Listing NGR: SS5175947652
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