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

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 66644 46036


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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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: 27 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04777/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Richards. Source Historic England Archive
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