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Bridge Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6477 / 50°38'51"N

Longitude: -3.4314 / 3°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 298892

OS Northings: 84086

OS Grid: SX988840

Mapcode National: GBR P3.RWB1

Mapcode Global: FRA 37PC.BZH

Entry Name: Bridge Cottages

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88549

Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE STRAND (west side), Lympstone

5/49 Nos. 1, 2 & 3 Bridge Cottages
30.6.61
-
GV II

3 dwellings. Early C18 with later, predominantly C19 additions. Brick, in Flemish
bond, plastered, roughcast and whitewashed. Hipped and gabled-end slate roofs. A
single-depth early-C18 2-storeyed house of 6 bays now largely masked by later
accretions, namely (1) a 2-storey, early C19 addition to the middle 2 bays of the
C18 house front, with hipped roof and axial stack, formerly a shop. (2) to the left
of this, a lower, roughly contemporary 2-storey curved range with shallow hipped
roof and axial stack, that occupies the angle towards Strand. (3) to the right of
(2) a later-C19, single-storeyed polygonal extension. All stacks with brick shafts
including the axial and right-hand end stack of the C18 house. This has rusticated
quoins to the front and moulded gutter box throughout. Only three 12-pane hornless
sash windows visible to the right, 2 to first floor, 1 to ground floor.
Left-hand end (towards street) with one 2-storeyed bowed window bay, a 20-pane
hornless sash window to each floor; round headed doorway to right of this with
panelled soffit; full dormer.
Rear: one 16-pane hornless sash window is all that remains of early fenestration.
The shop (1), 2-window range; 12-pane hornless sash windows to first floor; sash
window to left of door with 6 panes up, 9 down. Door and 24-pane bowed sash shop
window under cornice, with little fluted pilasters. Extension (2) with 16-pane
hornless sash window to first floor. 4-pane horned sash below. (3) with cogged
brick cornice, horned sash window and doorway.


Listing NGR: SX9889284086

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