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Mount Pleasant Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Clyst St. Lawrence, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.792 / 50°47'31"N

Longitude: -3.3791 / 3°22'44"W

OS Eastings: 302892

OS Northings: 100065

OS Grid: ST028000

Mapcode National: GBR LN.ZHR7

Mapcode Global: FRA 37T0.1D7

Entry Name: Mount Pleasant Cottage

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86810

Location: Clyst St. Lawrence, East Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Clyst St. Lawrence

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clyst St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CLYST ST LAWRENCE
ST 00 SW
Mount Pleasant Cottage
2/51
- II
GV

Farmhouse. Early-mid C17, maybe earlier core, modernised circa 1980 when an
adjoining barn was brought into domestic use. Plastered cob on stone rubble
footings; stone rubble stacks with plastered shafts: thatch roof.
Plan: the house faces south-south-east, say south, and is built down the hillslope.
The C17 house occupies the centre and left (west) end. It has a 3-room lobby
entrance plan. The room downhill at the left end was probably the kitchen and the
centre one a parlour or hall. An axial stack between kitchen and parlour serves
back-to-back fireplaces and the lobby entrance is in front of the stack. The
unheated room next to the parlour was probably the buttery or dairy. A barn
adjoining the right (east) end has been brought into domestic use and a stack was
inserted at the same time. 2 storeys.
Exterior: 5:2-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. The 5-window section
coincides with the C17 house and here the first floor windows have thatch eyebrows
over. The lobby entrance doorway is left of centre and it contains a C20 panelled
door behind a contemporary thatch roofed porch. Roof is hipped to right and half-
hipped to left.
Interior was not available for inspection at the time of this survey but it is said
to include a great deal of original carpentry detail including an oak plank-and-
muntin screen between hall/parlour and the dairy/buttery.


Listing NGR: ST0289200065

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

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