MDE20992 - Castle Hornet, 9 Summerhouse Path, Lynmouth (Building)


A house of probably 18th Century date.

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No 9 (Castle Hornet), Summerhouse Path. Probably 18th Century altered, behind Bonnicot, approached by steep lane off Watersmeet Road.2 storey plastered cottage. L-shaped on plan. Slate roof. Casement windows one with diagonal lead glazing. Added 2 storey half-octagonal bay with casements with glazing bars. [1] High up to the left of the Summerhouse Path, and to the rear of Bonnicot is Castle Hornet a small L-plan 18th – early 19th Century cottage of whitewashed rubble with external axial stack. Windows are casement with two oriels, and the 19th Century entrance door has an over-light with oval glazing bar. The listing detail suggests that the small scale may indicate a possible early date. [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) 18.
  • <2> Report: Fisher, J.. 2003. Lynmouth: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 18.
  • <3> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference Centred SS 7243 4932 (10m by 12m)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 858/1/4/83
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 24071
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/132

Record last edited

Jun 14 2021 4:32PM


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