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Leacroft Cottage and Spinning Wheel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6605 / 50°39'37"N

Longitude: -3.2976 / 3°17'51"W

OS Eastings: 308378

OS Northings: 85336

OS Grid: SY083853

Mapcode National: GBR P7.731P

Mapcode Global: FRA 37ZB.945

Entry Name: Leacroft Cottage and Spinning Wheel Cottage

Listing Date: 10 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86348

Location: Otterton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Otterton

Built-Up Area: Otterton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Otterton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

OTTERTON FORE STREET (north side),
SY 0885
Otterton
7/147 Leacroft Cottage and Spinning
- Wheel Cottage
GV II
2 cottages. Probably late C18 - early C19, modernised in late C19 and again circa
1970. Plastered walls, probably cob on stone rubble footings; stone rubble or brick
stack topped with C19 brick; thatch roof. Plastered brick outshots with slate roof.
Pair of contemporary 2-room plan cottages facing south-east onto Fore Street,
Leacroft Cottage on the left (south-west) and spinning Wheel Cottage on the right
(north-east). Cottages have similar plans, each a mirror of the other each side of
axial stack in party wall which serves back-to-back fireplaces. Behind the inner
rooms are probably secondary 2-storey outshots.
Although each cottage has a 2-window front of C20 casements about central C20 door.
The fenestration is not symmetrical. Roof is gable-ended and outshots are also
gabled.
Interiors include plain carpentry detail where exposed.
Leacroft Cottage and Spinning Wheel Cottage form an attractive group with the many
ether listed buildings along Otterton Fore Street.


Listing NGR: SY0837885336

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

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