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Beams Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3901 / 50°23'24"N

Longitude: -3.5151 / 3°30'54"W

OS Eastings: 292391

OS Northings: 55562

OS Grid: SX923555

Mapcode National: GBR QX.7VWS

Mapcode Global: FRA 38J0.GF1

Entry Name: Beams Cottage

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195177

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383558

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9255 BURTON STREET, Higher Brixham
1946-1/7/73 (North side)
10/01/75 Nos.5, 7 AND 9
Beams Cottage (No.7)
(Formerly Listed as:
BURTON STREET, Higher Brixham
Nos.5, 7 AND 9)


Row of 3 cottages lying at right-angles to the street. Nos 5 &
7 probably C17 or earlier, remodelled early/mid C19; No.9
added or rebuilt at same period. Solid rendered walls. Slated
roofs; No.9 hipped to Burton Street. Large, old rendered
chimney on right gable of No.5; a later one at rear.
Part-rendered, part-stone rubble chimney on right gable of
No.9; rendered chimney on left side wall. 2 storeys, No.9 with
basement. Nos 5 & 7 are a mirrored pair, 4 windows wide, with
adjacent doorways in the centre. Door at No.5 is C19; 2 flush
panels below, 1 large glazed panel above. Late C19 canopy with
shaped brackets, extending over both doors. Windows have C20
wood casements, except that the ground-storey window at No.7
has a canted bay, slightly recessed within an earlier opening.
Deep, flat eaves-cornice. No.9 has 2-window front to Burton
Street with a blank space to right where symmetry would demand
a third window. Doorway set in slight centre projection with
flat, deep eaves-cornice breaking forward round it.
Round-arched window above doorway has 2-paned sashes. Windows
to left have C20 wood frames. 2 similar windows in side wall
to right.

Listing NGR: SX9239155562

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