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Lynecroft

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9173 / 50°55'2"N

Longitude: -3.7037 / 3°42'13"W

OS Eastings: 280333

OS Northings: 114478

OS Grid: SS803144

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QKK5

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.6WF

Entry Name: Lynecroft

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97518

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Witheridge

Built-Up Area: Witheridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WITHERIDGE WEST STREET (north side)
SS 81 SW Witheridge
9/108 No.16 (Lynecroft)
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20.2.67
GV II
Cottage. Probably late C15 or early later C16, addition to right of C16, C19 and
C20 refenestration. Rubble and cob, roughcast and colourwashed, hipped thatched
roof.
Plan and development: the cottage is the inner room of a 3-room and through-passage
house and a later C16 addition to the right making it into a 2-room plan. Probably
originally an open hall house.
Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical 2 bays, first floor with 2 C19 casements with
glazing bars. Further C19 casement on the ground floor. 2 C20 casements to right
of ground floor, horizontal glazing bars. Inset door opening to extreme left, half-
glazed door.
Interior: 2 rooms on the ground floor, one with a chamfered lateral ceiling beam,
the other room divided in half in the C20. The first floor is virtually featureless
except there is a very good example of a hip cruck to be seen, it is not known if
this is smoke-blackened or not.
The hall and lower end of this house is occupied by the adjoining house to the left,
No.18 (Plovers Barrows)(q.v.)


Listing NGR: SS8033314478

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