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Castle Hornet

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.2288 / 51°13'43"N

Longitude: -3.8283 / 3°49'42"W

OS Eastings: 272435

OS Northings: 149320

OS Grid: SS724493

Mapcode National: GBR L1.2XMS

Mapcode Global: VH4M9.LCGV

Entry Name: Castle Hornet

Listing Date: 3 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376540

Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Built-Up Area: Lynton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Countisbury with Lynmouth St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


858-1/4/83 (South side)
03/09/73 No.9
Castle Hornet


Detached house. C18 or early C19. Whitewashed rubble, slate
roof. A small L-plan cottage set high on the slope of
Summerhouse Hill, probably original a 2-room cottage, to which
lower wing added to SE.
2 storeys. The main range has a small 2-light casement, and a
small-pane casement oriel with gable; to the left is a
part-glazed C19 door under a transom light with oval glazed
light, to a wood lintel and on 2 deep steps. The gable to the
right has an external stack with a C20 window at first floor
and a circular light to ground floor, left, below the terrace
level. The left gable also has a stack, and a large
flat-roofed semi-octagonal oriel brought forward from the roof
of the lower wing. The wing has a 2-light casement in the
gable, above a door, and two 2-light facing the entrance.
There is a small eaves stack on the far side. INTERIOR: not
The small scale of the building suggests early provenance.

Listing NGR: SS7243549320

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

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