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Latitude: 50.9984 / 50°59'54"N
Longitude: -4.3975 / 4°23'50"W
OS Eastings: 231864
OS Northings: 124844
OS Grid: SS318248
Mapcode National: GBR K8.KHS6
Mapcode Global: FRA 16PG.SRK
Entry Name: Lifeboat House with Slipway on Foreshore
Listing Date: 19 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333114
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91085
Location: Clovelly, Torridge, Devon, EX39
Civil Parish: Clovelly
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Clovelly All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
11/18 Lifeboat house with slipway on
Lifeboat house with slipway. Circa 1870. Coursed rubble house for lifeboat with
freestone dressings, slate gabled roof with coped verges and copings to parapets at
sides, slipway of large roughly-hewn rubble blocks.
Plan: lifeboat house rectangular on plan with large door opening in gable end
facing seaward, from this doorway an inclined slipway leads down into the harbour,
the whole showing above the waterline at low tide.
Exterior: to the seaward side of the boathouse a pair of C20 iron-clad sliding
doors on runners, the original opening altered to the present form to accommodate a
larger lifeboat. Above in the gable face a bullseye window of 4-panes with a
Interior: not inspected.
The building no longer holds the present lifeboat, it is moored out in Bideford Bay.
Source: Ruthven A., Clovelly and Its Story, 1968.
Listing NGR: SS3186424840
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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