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Little Pimple is in a prime spot

The Pimple
The Pimple was built in 1914

A tiny building thought to be the smallest designed by renowned architect Sir Edwin Lutyens is up for sale in Devon for 10,000.

The 94-year-old triangular Pimple folly - whose walls are just 13ft (4m) long - has panoramic views across Whitchurch Down on Dartmoor.

It has public access and sits on a 40ft (12m) mound housing a disused reservoir which is also included in the price.

Offers on the building are being accepted until Friday.

The building gets its name from the stone at the apex of its tiny tiled roof.

The Pimple
The Pimple is built above a reservoir

Neil Woolcock from agents Ward and Chowen said: "It's attracting interest from all sorts of private individuals interested in buying a small corner of England and one of with such one of Tavistock's most noted local landmarks.

"Lutyens wanted the Pimple to be a place where people could visit and enjoy the stunning views over Dartmoor and into Cornwall.

"It is so unique that it was difficult to put a price on."

Sir Edwin Lutyens designed the Cenotaph in London and Castle Drogo near Exeter.



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