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Lavender Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Watcombe, Torbay

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4954 / 50°29'43"N

Longitude: -3.5362 / 3°32'10"W

OS Eastings: 291135

OS Northings: 67302

OS Grid: SX911673

Mapcode National: GBR QV.V92C

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HR.662

Entry Name: Lavender Cottage

Listing Date: 20 November 1952

Last Amended: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390545

Location: Torbay, TQ2

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Watcombe

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St Martin Barton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TORQUAY

SX9167 CHURCH ROAD, Barton
885-1/5/322 (West side)
20/11/52 No.42
Lavender Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH ROAD, Barton
Nos.40 AND 42
Lavender Cottage)

GV II

House. Late C18/early C19. Roughcast cob; thatched roof,
gabled at ends. Chimneyshafts not seen on survey.
PLAN: Single-depth plan, 4 rooms wide. Entrance into room to
right of centre, stair rising from what is now the rear wall.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front with front
door to right of centre with an early C19 door with
hollow-chamfered coverstrips and studs. 4 first-floor and 4
ground-floor early C20 3-light casements, 3 panes per light.
The right return has a probably Edwardian oriel window with a
dentil cornice, glazed with high transomed casements.
INTERIOR: Joists of slender scantling designed to take
plaster; boxed in stair; probably C18 wide floorboards. Roof:
Feet of trusses visible on first floor suggest 'A'-frame
trusses.
House was 2 cottages in 1975.


Listing NGR: SX9113567302

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

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