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Latitude: 51.0365 / 51°2'11"N
Longitude: -4.1813 / 4°10'52"W
OS Eastings: 247158
OS Northings: 128617
OS Grid: SS471286
Mapcode National: GBR KK.GYCJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.T0C
Entry Name: Well Cottage
Listing Date: 29 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317934
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98873
Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Westleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Westleigh
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 42 NE
3/146 Well Cottage
Cottage. Probably C17 but earlier fabric may be concealed, extended to rear in C19
and again in C20. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatch roof with gable ends.
Large axial rubble stack with drip and tapered cap.
Original plan obscured by C20 alterations, now consisting of single room to left
with direct entry at left end, heated by stack at right end with staircase running
up beside to front and entry to smaller inner room to rear with C19 and C20
extensions forming continuous outshut.
2 storeys. 3 window range 12 paned sash to left end, 12 paned fixed light to
centre and 2 light casement 8 panes per light at right end, corrugated asbestos
roofs to outshuts to ground floor. West side, partly obscured by Elm Cottage, has
2 sashes, 3 over 6 panes above 12 paned sash to right of gabled slated porch.
Interior: Chamfered scroll-stopped ceiling beam and bressumer to principal room,
otherwise interior altered in C20. There is no access to roofspace, but the feet
of one truss over the principal room with heavy principals suggests the original
roof structure is intact.
Listing NGR: SS4716028613
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