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HER Number:MDV80301
Name:London House, Burrington

Summary

London House, formerly the London Inn, now a dwelling and shop. Likely to be 18th century but earlier fabric may be concealed.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 638 167
Map Sheet:SS61NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBurrington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN
Ecclesiastical ParishBURRINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 97161

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DWELLING (XVII to XXI - 1700 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building visible.


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

Building foot-print slightly altered compared to 1880s-90s map, but is similar to that shown today.


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

House and shop, formerly the London Inn. Probably 18th century but earlier fabric may be concealed. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Hipped asbestos slate roof. Tall rendered stacks at right end, and to rear end of wing on left. Wing to rear right side has axial brick stack and brick shaft to rendered stack at rear gable end.

Plan: Principal room to each side of wide stair hall, the left-hand room partitioned to form two smaller rooms. Shop projects forward at front left end forming L-shape plan. Additional wing extends from rear right side with two heated rooms. two storeys. four-window range. 19th century two-light casements, six panes per light. Asbestos slate lean-to roof to porch in the angle with the shop wing.

Interior: Entirely altered in 19th century. 19th century chimneypiece to rear left-hand room. 19th century joinery principally intact. Wide span 19th century roof structure. Map object based on this Source.


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).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First 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).

Associated Monuments

MDV80620Related to: London Cottage, Burrington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2017 9:08AM