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Torridge (District Authority)
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BEAFORD EXETER ROAD (north-east side), SS 5514 Beaford

21/51 The Thatched Cottage - GV II

Cottage. Mid C17 with minor probably C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Rendered, mainly over cob. Right-hand end wall rebuilt in C20 blockwork. Thatched roof, hipped to left and half-hipped to right. Rendered C20 conservatory to front with glazed lean-to roof. Approximately central axial stone stack with string course, and brick end stack to left. Plan and development: C17 two-room baffle-entry plan, with larger (principal) room to right and smaller room to left, divided by axial stack. Left-hand room divided (probably in C19), to form small kitchen to left with integral end stack. Continuous late C20 lean-to porch/conservatory to front. Two storeys with one-storey porch. Exterior: Asymmetrical 3-window front; late C19 or early C20 small-paned wooden casements. Left-hand ground-floor window replaced in C20 and small C20 two-light wooden casement (probably inserted) between first-floor windows. Roughly central doorway between first and second windows from left, with C20 boarded door. C20 conservatory has one-and 2-light wooden casements and 2-leaf boarded door. Interior: Right-hand ground-floor room has rough ceiling joists spanning front to back, and C17 stone open fireplace, which has chamfered wooden lintel with runout stops. Front windows have jambs continuing to floor level. Left-hand room divided, probably in the C19. Right-hand part has C17 stone open fireplace with adzed (probably to take later plaster) wooden lintel which is chamfered with runout stops. Left-hand part (present kitchen) has probably C19 fireplace with bread oven. First- floor rooms and roofspace not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS5552114886


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/02731/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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