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Latitude: 50.9071 / 50°54'25"N
Longitude: -3.7446 / 3°44'40"W
OS Eastings: 277433
OS Northings: 113408
OS Grid: SS774134
Mapcode National: GBR L5.R16D
Mapcode Global: FRA 361P.WHF
Entry Name: Edgelake Cottage
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325472
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97432
Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: East Worlington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: East Worlington
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
EAST WORLINGTON RULL HILL
SS 71 SE
8/27 Edgelake Cottage
House. Early C17. Rubble and cob, rendered; gabled straw-thatched roof; tall
projecting front lateral stack with bread oven to right, rubble shaft.
Plan: A 2-room and cross or through-passage plan, the hall/kitchen to the right
heated from a lateral stack at the front with an integral hall bay to the right and
with a stair-turret at the back of the hall. The lower end to the left was probably
unheated originally, the partition on the lower left side of the passage has been
removed so there is direct entry into this end which subsequently has been
Exterior: Single storey and attic; asymmetrical 1:1 windows, hall bay to right of
hall stack, predominantly 2-and 3-light C19 casements with glazing bars, except
small window to extreme right of frontage with heavily-chamfered wood frame,
probably originally with wooden mullions. Door opening in a double-chamfered wooden
frame to left of stack, peak head, plank door, directly adjacent to the doorway a
thatched roof over the bread oven. Projecting stair-turret to rear, window with
heavy wood frame.
Interior: with remains of the plank and muntin screen including a doorframe with a
4-centred arch head. Hall with 3 chamfered ceiling cross beams with pyramid stops
and fitted settle running into hall bay with C17 panelled back, fireplace with
chamfered ceiling beam with pyramid stops. Stair-turret with stone steps and wooden
treads, doorframe at top and bottom with peaked head. Low doorway with cambered
head in partition between 2 rooms, now blocked.
Roof: original roof structure, 2 bays with central closed truss with tie beam
forming a partition between 2 first floor rooms.
This is a good example of a small early C17 2-room plan house.
Listing NGR: SS7743313408
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