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Latitude: 50.6749 / 50°40'29"N
Longitude: -3.4023 / 3°24'8"W
OS Eastings: 301008
OS Northings: 87074
OS Grid: SY010870
Mapcode National: GBR P4.94QS
Mapcode Global: FRA 37R9.BB0
Plus Code: 9C2RMHFX+X3
Entry Name: The Beals
Listing Date: 21 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104151
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88628
Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5
Civil Parish: Woodbury
Built-Up Area: Woodbury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Woodbury with Exton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 08 NW WOODBURY GREENWAY, Woodbury
2/115 The Beals
Detached house. C17 possibly incorporating earlier work. Roughcast cob, stone
footings, with some brick patching; gabled-end slate roof; the long rear wing with
slate and corrugated iron gabled-end roof. Single-depth house with integral rear
outshut; the through-passage lies between the 2 main rooms, which are of unequal
length, and heated by rear stacks, one external, both with brick shafts. It is
possible that this was a C17 modification of an earlier 3-room, through-passage
plan house. Rear range, which functioned as a school in the mid C19; is heated by
2 axial stacks. 2 storeys.
Front: irregular 2 window range; to the left of the half-glazed and panelled door,
is an early (i.e. circa 1800) 4:12:4 pane hornless tripartite sash window to each
floor. To the right, the ground floor room and the chamber above are lit by
exceptionally long windows of equal length, each with a single massive lintel; the
1st floor window embrasure contains two 3-light casements flanking a blocked light;
the ground floor window contains 8 lights each of 2 panes. It has been plausibly
argued that these rooms may have been textile workshops.
Rear wing: pointed arched doorway and two 3-light casement windows, some with C19
leading to each floor of that part of the wing used as a school; other plain
openings to the remainder.
Interior: right-hand room with 3 cross ceiling beams, chamfered, the stops with bar
and notch, left-hand room with axial ceiling beam with cyma recta moulded chamfer.
Some C17 panelled doors with HL hinges survive.
Roof: not inspected: A-frame principals, collars and wall plate all pegged, sit on
studding which constitutes the walling material above the level of the window
lintels, (information from occupier).
Reference: Ursula W Brighouse, Woodbury, A View from the Beacon, (1981), pp 69,
Listing NGR: SY0101087076
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