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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.


List entry Number: 1108096



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bigbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99600

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BIGBURY _ SX 64 NE 5/9 The Retreat 25.1.67


Detached cottage, formerly two. C18. Limewashed rubble, thatched roof. In two sections, lower ridge line to right; this section possibly former farm unit attached to house. Two storeys; 2 + 2 windows irregularly spaced. Ground floor has two 2-light to wood lintols, to left of C20 glazed door under thatched hood, then two wide-spaced 2-light, all these are small pane casements. First floor has 2 + 2 small 2-light casements, one horizontal bar, to slight eyebrow dormers. Large external stack to left, and ridge stack at change in ridge level: both raised in smaller square section. Back has C20 extensions, not of special interest, under three 2-light casements, and a swept down section. Interior not accessible, bressumer fire reported at right end.

Listing NGR: SX6664446036

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National Grid Reference: SX 66644 46036


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