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Lifton Cottage Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lifton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6434 / 50°38'36"N

Longitude: -4.2819 / 4°16'54"W

OS Eastings: 238753

OS Northings: 85115

OS Grid: SX387851

Mapcode National: GBR NP.8XMK

Mapcode Global: FRA 17XC.PNB

Entry Name: Lifton Cottage Hotel

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317815

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92381

Location: Lifton, West Devon, Devon, PL16

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Lifton

Built-Up Area: Lifton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 38 NE LIFTON FORE STREET, Lifton

2/137 Lifton Cottage Hotel
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II


House, now in use as hotel circa 1830s. Whitewashed and rendered with slate roof,
rendered stacks with brick shafts. Picturesque with Gothick details. L plan with 1
2-span range parallel to Fore Street and a more irregular 2-span range at right
angles to it forming an attractive forecourt. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-bay main
range, the facade broken forward at the left by a polygonal front projection under a
pyramidal roof and at the right by a 2-storey canted bays. Flat-roofed porch between
projection and bay is an addition. Circa 1830s entrance on front at left has an
arched, studded timber door with strap hinges and glazed trefoils in the spandrels
flanked by 2 arched timber Gothick windows with glazing bars. First floor Gothick
window above has an arched central light in a rectangular frame with marginal
glazing. two 3-light arched Gothick timber windows with glazing bars to the
polygonal bay. 2-light casement with glazing bars above porch; 4-light windows to
the canted bays, 6 panes per light to the first floor, 8 to the ground floor. The
range parallel to Fore Street has Gothick arched windows recessed in rectangular
architraves: 2 first floor 2-light windows with glazing bars, 1 3-light ground floor
window with glazing bars missing. The left return of this range has 1-light Gothick
windows. 4 gabled dormers to the rear of the main range also have Gothick windows.
Interior Early C19 stair with stick balusters and contemporary joinery and cornice
survive, including a curious skirting board with applied fleur de lis decoration.
Some stained glass. C20 addition at right end (south) not included in the listing.


Listing NGR: SX3875485110

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