MEM22330 - Seaview Villa, Summerhouse Hill, Lynmouth (Building)
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House, one of a pair, now hotel. Early C19. Rubble, rendered to front, some slatehanging. A symmetrical plain front to central staircase plan, set on the slopes of Summerhouse Hill. 3 storeys; 3-window front, all sashes; 9-pane above 15-pane, but 16-pane to ground floor; central panelled door under plain fanlight in deep reveals to elliptical arch, on slate steps. The rear wall has a 12-pane at eaves level and a stair sash, both in brick dressings. The gable to the left has a small light to the attic space, and a 12-pane sash. There are gable stacks. INTERIOR not accessible.  Summerhouse Path rises steeply from Watersmeet Road. On the right is Seaview a three-storey late 18th - early 19th Century house with symmetrical plan, sash windows with narrow glazing bars and elliptical arched entrance with plain reveals, panelled door and fanlight.  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. 
- <1> SMO5109 Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . 9 June 1995.
- <2> SEM6954 Report: Fisher, J.. 2003. Lynmouth: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 18.
- <3> SEM8060 Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7239 4934 (12m by 9m)|
|Civil Parish||LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 858/1/4/82
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