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South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 81051 40716


STOKENHAM BEESON SX84SW Beeson Farmhouse 8/188

GV II Farmhouse. Crica 1830 (datestones 1805 and 1831) with small later C19 extension. Slate rubble with red brick window arches. Left hand (south west) are rendered. Slate roof with gabled ends. Gable end stacks with short red brick shafts, right hand with slate cowels. Plan: Double depth plan with 2 principal front rooms, central entrance hall probably with staircase at the back and 2 rear service rooms the right hand the kitchen with a large rear lateral stack, the left hand probably the pantry. Under the front of the house there is a cellar. Later C19 work- house added on rear right hand corner. Exterior: 2 storeys with cellar under the front. Symmetrical 3-window south east front. C19 16-pane sashes with red brick flat arches and slate sills, right hand first floor sash is a replacement. Central doorway with C19 panelled and glazed door and open porch with Tuscan columns and hipped slate canopy. The right hand end has C19 12-pane sash, later 2-light sash and C20 plastic windows above. Rear elevation has large lateral stack with set-offs and fell stone rubble shaft with slate weathering and yellow clay lourved pot. To right of stack a C20 stair window. Interior: Not inspected. Note: A stone in the front wall under the first floor left hand window is inscribed "1805, 1831 (SS?)". 1831 is the most likely date and "SS" probably initials.

Listing NGR: SX8105140716


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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: 11 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08641/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ben White. Source Historic England Archive
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