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BEECH COTTAGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: BEECH COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1107332

Location

BEECH COTTAGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Worlington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97422

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

EAST WORLINGTON EAST WORLINGTON SS 71 SE 8/17 Beech Cottage - GV II House. Circa 1600. Rubble and cob, some rendered; straw-thatched roof with gable ends, lateral stack to centre of front with tall rubble shaft heightened in brick. Plan: 3-room and through-passage plan, the lower end to the left was probably originally unheated. The hall has a lateral stack at the front with an oven and a small single-storeyed integral bay. The inner room is unheated and there is a full height cob wall between the hall and inner room. The stack at the lower end is probably a C19 insertion. 3-room-and-through-passage plan, central hall with sole fireplace, unheated lower room to left, unheated inner room to right, hall with the lateral stack, bread oven, projecting hall bay on right. Exterior: 2 storeys. Irregular fenestration, 2- and 3-light C20 casements with glazing bars, 2 on first floor with undulating eaves rising over them. Door opening to the left of the lateral stack, plank door; lateral hall stack. Pigeon holes at first floor. Single storeyed outbuilding with corrugated iron roof of left end. Interior: hall with ceiling cross beam chamfered with hollow-stepped stops, 3 similar axial beams to inner room. Hall fireplace rebuilt C19, simple wood chimneypiece with bracketted mantle; through-passage blocked by C19 straight flight staircase; lower room featureless. Roof: original roof with closed truss at the higher side of the through-passage, trenched purlins, morticed apex, diagonal ridge, wide shallow rafters, morticed wallpost; full height solid cob wall between hall and inner room extending right up into the roof space. This is a good example of a single phase early C17.

Listing NGR: SS7741313748

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National Grid Reference: SS 77413 13748

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