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Brown Down Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Yarcombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9054 / 50°54'19"N

Longitude: -3.082 / 3°4'55"W

OS Eastings: 324015

OS Northings: 112332

OS Grid: ST240123

Mapcode National: GBR M2.R70D

Mapcode Global: FRA 46FQ.340

Entry Name: Brown Down Lodge

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86709

Location: Yarcombe, East Devon, Devon, TA20

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Yarcombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Yarcombe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

YARCOMBE
ST 21 SW
3/154 Brown Down Lodge
22.2.55
- II

Cottage, probably an estate keeper's or forester's cottage originally. Early C19
with circa 1970 service extensions. Local stone rubble, some of it whitewashed;
stone rubble stack with C19 brick chimneyshaft; thatch roof.
Plan: small square cottage ornee facing north-east towards the road. It is 2 rooms
wide and 2 rooms deep with a central rear lateral stack. It has doorways on the
front and right (north-west) side. 2 storeys with C20 service extensions to rear
and right side. Gothick style.
Exterior: symmetrical 2-window front of original arch-headed windows with Y-tracery
containing rectangular panes of leaded glass. The first floor windows rise into the
eaves. Central doorway has a 2-centred arch head and contains a studded plank door.
The roof is tall and steeply pitched and is hipped both ends. The left (south-east)
side has a 2-window front of arch-headed windows similar to those on the front. On
the right (north-west) side is a porch containing a 2-centred arch doorway behind a
verandah on rustic timber posts.
Interior: not inspected.


Listing NGR: ST2401512332

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

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