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Latitude: 50.6476 / 50°38'51"N
Longitude: -3.4181 / 3°25'5"W
OS Eastings: 299833
OS Northings: 84064
OS Grid: SX998840
Mapcode National: GBR P4.BSJJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 37QC.B59
Entry Name: Berry Cottage
Listing Date: 18 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104198
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88536
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
SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE LONGMEADOW ROAD (north side)
5/36 Berry Cottage
Detached house. Late C16 or early C17. Roughcast cob, on stone footings; gabled-
end thatched roof. Formerly a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end
to the left of the passage and heated by an external end stack; the hall heated by
a front lateral external stack; the inner room, which was tiny and has been
incorporated with the hall into a large single room, was originally unheated and
received an internal end stack, probably in the C19. The other stacks of cob or
stone, all with brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: 3-window range; 2-light casement windows to first floor; the eaves line
rises to the level of the lintel above these windows. French windows to service end
and inner room, 2-light casement to hall. All C20. Prominent external front stack
with slate weathering; the shaft is of small C17 bricks, probably imported, with 2
off-sets. Slated lean-to porch.
Left-hand end stack with remains of bake oven bulge; 2 C20 windows.
Rear: first floor weatherboarded; one 2-light casement window under eyebrow eaves.
C19 porch, bargeboarded with apex pinnacle. 3 C20 casement windows to ground floor.
Interior: 1 chamfered plank and muntin screen. 1 chamfered ceiling beam with
hollow step stop to hall. Remains of stone backed fireplace to service end.
Roof: higher end of 2 bays, service end of 1; 3 trusses, possibly jointed crucks,
morticed and pegged at apex, trenched purlins).
Listing NGR: SX9983384064
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