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Latitude: 50.6475 / 50°38'51"N
Longitude: -3.4176 / 3°25'3"W
OS Eastings: 299873
OS Northings: 84054
OS Grid: SX998840
Mapcode National: GBR P4.BSR0
Mapcode Global: FRA 37QC.BF0
Entry Name: Baker's Cottages
Listing Date: 21 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333251
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88538
Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Lympstone
Built-Up Area: Lympstone
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lympstone Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
1174/5/37 LONGMEADOW ROAD
Two cottages forming part of a longer row of probably early C17 houses.
MATERIALS: Roughcast cob on stone footings and a slate roof
PLAN: Single depth plan with a one or two cell room plan each served by an axial stack with brick shafts.
EXTERIOR: Both cottages have deeply recessed entrance doors. The fenestration to No. 2 consists of a large C20 casement window to the ground and first floor. No. 3 has C20 casement windows to the first floor which are probably in their original openings, and two further casement windows at ground floor.
INTERIOR: Both cottages contain a chamfered cross beam to ground floor and a later fireplace constructed of sandstone and brick supporting a smoke hood above. The exposed roof timbers to No. 3 including the purlins, principal rafter and collar beam suggesting that the C17 roof structure survives.
SOURCES: First Edition Ordnance Survey map (1889); Second Edition Ordnance Survey map (1905); Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey map (1933)
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION: Nos. 2 and 3 Baker's Cottages are designated at Grade II for the following principal reason:
* Early C17 cottages which survive substantially intact retaining their C17 axial chimney stack and roof structure.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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