MSO10532 - Japonica Cottage and Honeysuckle Cottage, Lower Hayne (Building)


A pair of 18th century semi-detatched cottages.

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Pair of semi-detached cottages. Orginally 18th century in date and altered in the 20th century.The cottages are constructed from red sandstone and have a thatched roof. They are single cell with a symmetrical fa├žade and entrance through porches on the north front which are now blocked. The entrance to Japonica Cottage (left) is through a single storey 20th century additon. The entrance to Honeysuckle Cottage (right) is through a 20th century gabled, thatched porch on the rear elevation. Primarily listed for group value with Hillview about 3 metres to the east. [1] Part of a pair of semi-detached cottages built 18th century and altered late C20. [2,3] The buildings were visited in June 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 6. [4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: 21/12/1984. Thirty-first List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Distict of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Report: Williams, E.H.D.. 1980. Old Cleeve: Chidgley: Japonica Cottage. N/A.
  • <3> Collection: Unknown. Unknown. Volume: Japonica Cottage, Old Cleeve.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 514836, Updated 30 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred ST 0319 3705 (18m by 10m)
Map sheet ST03NW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 375/4/114/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 375/4/114/2
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7823
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW70
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: 34426
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 514836
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 30813

Record last edited

Aug 17 2022 12:58PM


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