MDE20988 - Summerhouse, 14 Watersmeet Road, Lynmouth (Building)


An early to mid 19th Century hotel, rendered and with a slate roof.

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No 14 (Summerhouse), Watersmeet Road. Mid 19th Century. Staff quarters for Lyn Vale Hotel. Stands above road level with terraced access and iron railings.3 window front with one gable. Mullion transom windows with hood moulds. Stepped hood mould and shield above doorway. Elevation, west, has gable and gabled half-dormer. Ground floor splay bays with slate roofs. Barge boards and finials to gables. [1] Summerhouse (no. 14) has a retaining wall, and terrace with railings included in the listing details. This hotel dates from the first half of the 19th Century, and the main range has a left gable slightly brought forward. Windows are mainly two-light mullioned and transomed casements, some with drip courses, and all the gables have decorative barge-boards. [2] The building was visited in April 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 6. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . HHR: Lynton (3 Sept 1973) 19.
  • <2> Report: Fisher, J.. 2003. Lynmouth: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 17.
  • <3> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference Centred SS 7251 4931 (17m by 12m)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 858/1/4/92
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 24067
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/128

Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 11:16AM


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