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Lilac Cottage and Cider House Adjoining at East

A Grade II Listed Building in Bickleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8535 / 50°51'12"N

Longitude: -3.5048 / 3°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 294169

OS Northings: 107077

OS Grid: SS941070

Mapcode National: GBR LH.VFX9

Mapcode Global: FRA 36KV.6D3

Plus Code: 9C2RVF3W+C3

Entry Name: Lilac Cottage and Cider House Adjoining at East

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437139

Location: Bickleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bickleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bickleigh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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5/31 Lilac Cottage and cider house
- adjoining at east
Cottage. C18 or earlier. Colourwashed rendered stone, the right end wall said to be
cob ; thatched roof, half-hipped at left end, gabled at right end ; rear lateral
stack with brick shaft. The adjoining cider house is stone rubble with a tiled roof.
Plan: Single depth 2 room plan main range with direct entry into the larger heated
right end room ; unheated left end service room ; straight stair against wall between
the 2 rooms. Thatch carried down as catslide roof to small rear outshut which is
triangular on plan. The adjoining cider house has access to a loft at the right
(east) end.
2 storeys. Approximately symmetrical 2 window front with a circa early C20 concrete
block gabled porch, plank front door. 2 first floor 2-light windows with panes of
lapped glass, similar ground floor window right with a segmental head. Ground floor
window left is a circa early C20 addition.
Lilac Cottage is gable on to the road and the left end has 1 first floor 2-light
casement and a small 1-light ground floor window. The irregular rear elevation is
particularly attractive with the thatch of the main roof carried down over the
outshut as a conical rear roof.
Interior Not thoroughly inspected but ground floor right has 1 chamfered cross beam
and other features may survive.
A particularly unspoiled vernacular cottage in a good group at the south end of
Church Green.

Listing NGR: SS9416907077

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