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HER Number:MDV79518
Name:Queen Anne House


Detached house, possibly 1702, refenestrated and refurbished in circa 1840.


Grid Reference:SX 989 841
Map Sheet:SX98SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLympstone
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYMPSTONE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 88553

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII - 1702 AD to 1702 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Map object based on this Source.

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Lympstone, 9 (Report - non-specific). SDV346718.

Queen Anne House is a fine 5 bay brick symmetrically fronted house dating from 1702, but refenestrated and refurbished circa 1840. Other details: Maps.

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

Detached house. Possibly 1702 (datestone re-set in garden wall) refenestrated and refurbished in circa 1840. Brick, in Flemish bond with dressed sandstone plinth; gabled-end slate roof. Central staircase plan main range with rear service wing; the rear wing originally had a lateral newel stair, now dismantled. Single depth, with principal room on either side of central staircase hall. External end stacks, all brick, that to the left with 2 paired set offs, that to the right largely renewed; end stack to wing. Two storeys.
Front: symmetrical 5-window range; 3 full dormers with 6 pane sash windows; moulded gutter box; 12 pane horned sash windows under segmental brick arches to first floor; verandah with moulded cornice supported on 4 Tuscan columns, runs across 2 bow windows with 12:12:12 pane hornless sashes which flank the central entrance, the latter with pilasters, panelled reveals and soffit. Plinth chamfered to front range only. Right-hand elevation with the only surviving window of circa 1702. Two-light casement, with stanchion and fastener plate; otherwise 3 20th century casements to this elevation.
Rear: with 12-pane hornless sash window and another to inner face of wing. Two 20th century casement windows in addition.
Interior: rear wing, ground floor, with 2 cross ceiling beams, both chamfered, one with composite ovolo and cavetto moulding, the other with step stops to one end only: 17th century, but look re-used. Circa 1840 joinery including the internal panelled shutters to front bays and the open well staircase.
Roof: softwood A-frame trusses, principals morticed and pegged at apex, collars halved, to both main range and rear wing.
Brick front garden wall along Strand, contemporary with house, with sandstone plinth, and evidence of central entrance, now blocked up, is included in this

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV346718Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Lympstone. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9.

Associated Monuments

MDV79519Related to: Front Garden Wall, Queen Anne's House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 28 2011 2:21PM