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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204754
English Heritage Legacy ID: 86348
Location: Otterton, East Devon, Devon, EX9
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
OTTERTON FORE STREET (north side),
7/147 Leacroft Cottage and Spinning
- Wheel Cottage
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
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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