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Well Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0365 / 51°2'11"N

Longitude: -4.1813 / 4°10'52"W

OS Eastings: 247158

OS Northings: 128617

OS Grid: SS471286

Mapcode National: GBR KK.GYCJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.T0C

Entry Name: Well Cottage

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98873

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 42 NE
3/146 Well Cottage
Cottage. Probably C17 but earlier fabric may be concealed, extended to rear in C19
and again in C20. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatch roof with gable ends.
Large axial rubble stack with drip and tapered cap.
Original plan obscured by C20 alterations, now consisting of single room to left
with direct entry at left end, heated by stack at right end with staircase running
up beside to front and entry to smaller inner room to rear with C19 and C20
extensions forming continuous outshut.
2 storeys. 3 window range 12 paned sash to left end, 12 paned fixed light to
centre and 2 light casement 8 panes per light at right end, corrugated asbestos
roofs to outshuts to ground floor. West side, partly obscured by Elm Cottage, has
2 sashes, 3 over 6 panes above 12 paned sash to right of gabled slated porch.
Interior: Chamfered scroll-stopped ceiling beam and bressumer to principal room,
otherwise interior altered in C20. There is no access to roofspace, but the feet
of one truss over the principal room with heavy principals suggests the original
roof structure is intact.

Listing NGR: SS4716028613

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

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