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A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6468 / 50°38'48"N

Longitude: -3.4309 / 3°25'51"W

OS Eastings: 298927

OS Northings: 83988

OS Grid: SX989839

Mapcode National: GBR P3.S2YP

Mapcode Global: FRA 37PC.K5N

Entry Name: Metherells

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333255

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88568

Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: 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

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Listing Text


3/68 Metherells

End house in a row of 3. Early C18 (possibly circa 1706) with later
additions and alterations. Brick stuccoed to simulate ashlar; slate roof, hipped to
left-hand end, adjoining Killrush (q.v.) to the right, but its ridge line at a lower
level. Originally probably a 2-room, through-passage house with a parallel rear
range under separate span roof to form overall a double-depth plan. The stairs (of
circa 1800) are placed in the central entrance hall of the front range; external
left-hand stack with set off; axial stack to right-hand. 2 storeys.
Front: symmetrical 3-window range; central 2-light full raked dormer; first floor
with 2 tripartite 4:12:4 pane hornless sash windows flanking a 12-pane hornless sash
window; ground floor: similar tripartite sash window to either side of central
porch; moulded cornice, Tuscan columns; pilasters; half-glazed door.
Interior: continuous curved open-well stair rises through entire height of house to
attic, stick balusters, wreathed rails, carved string. Some early (ie circa 1700)
panelled doors. C19 internal panelled shutters.

Listing NGR: SX9892783988

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

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