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Elston and Lake Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockleigh Pomeroy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8241 / 50°49'26"N

Longitude: -3.5919 / 3°35'30"W

OS Eastings: 287968

OS Northings: 103934

OS Grid: SS879039

Mapcode National: GBR LC.XHVD

Mapcode Global: FRA 36CX.GGY

Plus Code: 9C2RRCF5+J6

Entry Name: Elston and Lake Cottage

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433393

Location: Stockleigh Pomeroy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Stockleigh Pomeroy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stockleigh Pomeroy St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 80 SE
10/228 Elston and Lake Cottage
- II

2 adjoining houses, probably originally 1 house. Circa C16/C17 remodelling and
extension of earlier house. Rendered and painted cob walls, hipped wheat-reed
thatched roof with 2 brick axial stacks defining extent of original house. Probably
originally 2 or 3 room cross or through-passage plan, later narrower 1 room
extension, left and wider 1 room addition, right, plus C20 lean-to, front, right.
2-storeys with first floor partly in roof space. Irregular 3-window south front.
Doorway to far left and within lean-to, both with C20 doors. Original doorway
position possibly where third ground floor C20 window is. Left hand house has C20
window, 4-pane, 2-light casement and 12-pane, 2-light casement over in pointed
arched opening. Other house has mostly 2 or 3 light small paned casements. 2 first
floor windows with eyebrows; other window is C20 eyebrowed roof dormer. Rear, east
end projects but first floor walling has less projection like reverse jetty.
Interior of Lake Cottage has axial fireplace with bread oven and rough chamfered
cross beams with run out stops and exposed joists. Roof trusses of Lake Cottage are
clean and have morticed apices and lap-jointed collars. Roof space of Elston not
accessible. Elston has deeply chamfered ceiling beam with bar stops.

Listing NGR: SS8796803934

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