MEM22390 - Lorna Doone House, Tors Road, Lynmouth (Building)

Summary

An early 20th Century guest house, three storeyed and rendered. It was previously known as Oakleigh.

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Full Description

A group of small hotels or guest houses includes Oakleigh, Riversdale and Clovelley House, Glenville House and Tregonwell. These are three-storey, stone-built with brick dressings and slate roofs and are mainly semidetached. They retain a wealth of original detail, including timber verandas, cast iron balcony, canted bay windows, some with French doors. [1] The building does not appear on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map but does appear on the 2nd Edition. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Report: Fisher, J.. 2003. Lynmouth: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 19.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7259 4935 (15m by 14m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 fluvial

Record last edited

Apr 11 2016 2:03PM

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