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Lorna Doone

A Grade II Listed Building in Goodleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0896 / 51°5'22"N

Longitude: -4.0003 / 4°0'1"W

OS Eastings: 260006

OS Northings: 134159

OS Grid: SS600341

Mapcode National: GBR KT.CNDD

Mapcode Global: FRA 26H7.RBD

Entry Name: Lorna Doone

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98567

Location: Goodleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Goodleigh

Built-Up Area: Goodleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Goodleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 63 SW
8/89 Lorna Doone


House. Probably late C15 with C17 and C19 alterations. Colourwashed rendered rubble
with some cob. Slate roofs with gable ends. 2 massive rubble lateral stacks to
front, heightened with brick shafts. Probably originally 3-cell open hall house,
the upper end partially demolished and converted to outbuilding with corrugated iron
lean-to roof. C17 floors inserted and stair turret added to front of hall, rebuilt
to rear in C19 and door inserted in former stair turret, the through-passage door
having been infilled. 1 1/2 storeys, 2-window range, gabled dormer between the stacks
and half dormer to right with horned sash with marginal glazing bars. C20 3-light
window with timber lintel to right of C20 1/2-glazed panelled door inserted in
probably former stair turret with a small narrow ogee-headed light in the short
returning wall where the upper end recesses slightly. 2-light window inserted in
former through-passage doorway and door of 3 wide planks at upper end to the lean-to
shed. Scroll-stopped beam to hall. Partially boxed-in plank and muntin screen to
through-passage end of hall, the original doorframe also cased in. 2 pairs of
raised crucks with slightly cranked collars morticed into the soffits of the blades;
that situated over the hall is now closed to form partition to chamber at head of
C19 staircase with turned balusters and newels. Original chimney pieces blocked up
with C19/C20 insertions.

Listing NGR: SS6000634159

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

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