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HER Number:MDV37933
Name:1 and 2 Pound Cottages, Lustleigh

Summary

16th century house with later additions. Roughcast stone, probably with some cob. Thatched roof, half-hipped. Granite ashlar double stack, with tapered top having a projecting stone course below it, on ridge off-centre to left.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 785 812
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/143
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 84633

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Constructed, XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1599 AD (Between))
  • NONCONFORMIST MEETING HOUSE (XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Department of Environment, 1986, Lustleigh, 134 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV304543.

Littleholm (1 and 2 Pound Cottages). Formerly listed as Pound Cottages, Littleholm Pound Cottages and cottage adjoining Littleholm.
House. C16 with later additions. Roughcast stone, probably with some cob. Thatched roof, half-hipped. Granite ashlar double stack, with tapered top having a projecting stone course below it, on ridge off-centre to left.
3-room plan, probably with original hall in centre and heated parlour to left; added lean-to in front of lower right-hand end. The house has a double stack at the upper end of the hall, a rare arrangement in devon. 3 windows wide. Windows all have small-paned wood casements. Original front door to right, next to added lean-to, has 5 panelled early c18 oak door with raised-and-fielded ovolo-moulded panels; bead-moulded door-frame with old iron tethering ring. C20 wood porch. In west gable a doorway with old plank door and c20 wooden porch.
Interior: former hall has large open fireplace with large granite corbel on left side; it supports a chamfered wood lintel with run-out stops, probably a c17 replacement. On right side a very large oven with granite sides and domed brick roof. Opening has granite frame with curved top, and in front of it is a shallow granite shelf; opening has an old, detachable wrought iron door with 2 handles and with one foot surviving. To right of fireplace a staircase fitted into a curve in the wall; at its foot the chamfered wood jambs of an early door frame. Upper floor beam is chamfered with big convex stops. Lower room, to right, has chamfered beam with step-stops. It runs over a stud-and-panel screen with studs, chamfered at the front and plain at the rear; in it is a doorway with cranked head. Former parlour has chamfered beam; c20 fireplace. Roof-timbers plastered in, but at the division between hall and lower room one end of a tie beam truss is exposed. In late c19 upper room at left-hand end is known to have been used as a Gospel Hall by the Plymouth Brethren, with external access from higher ground at the rear.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

LUSTLEIGH SX 7881
9/192 Littleholm (1 and 2 Pound Cottages) - (formerly listed as Pound Cottages 23.8.55 Littleholm Pound Cottages and Cottage adjoining Littleholm) GV II
House. C16 with later additions. Roughcast stone, probably with some cob. Thatched roof, half-hipped. Granite ashlar double stack, with tapered top having a projecting stone course below it, on ridge off-centre to left.
3-room plan, probably with original hall in centre and heated parlour to left; added lean-to in front of lower right-hand end.. The house has a double stack at the upper end of the hall, a rare arrangement in Devon. 3 windows wide. Windows all have small- paned wood casements. Original front door to right, next to added lean-to, has 5 panelled early C18 oak door with raised-and-fielded ovolo-moulded panels; bead- moulded door-frame with old iron tethering ring. C20 wood porch. In west gable a doorway with old plank door and C20 wooden porch.
Interior: former hall has large open fireplace with large granite corbel on left side; it supports a chamfered wood lintel with run-out stops, probably a C17 replacement. On right side a very large oven with granite sides and domed brick roof. Opening has granite frame with curved top, and in front of it is a shallow granite shelf; opening has an old, detachable wrought iron door with 2 handles and with one foot surviving. To right of fireplace a staircase fitted into a curve in the wall; at its foot the chamfered wood jambs of an early door frame. Upper floor beam is chamfered with big convex stops. Lower room, to right, has chamfered beam with step-stops. It runs over a stud-and-panel screen with studs, chamfered at the front and plain at the rear; in it is a doorway with cranked head. Former parlour has chamfered beam; C20 fireplace. Roof-timbers plastered in, but at the division between hall and lower room one end of a tie beam truss is exposed. In late C19 upper room at left-hand end is known to have been used as a Gospel Hall by the Plymouth Brethren, with external access from higher ground at the rear.
Listing NGR: SX7853681253

Sources / Further Reading

SDV304543List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Lustleigh. Historic Houses Register. 134.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89703 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV37932Related to: 3 Pound Cottages, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37934Related to: Cottages on the Green, Lustleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2018 3:45PM