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North Beacon and South Beacon

A Grade II Listed Building in Thelbridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9081 / 50°54'29"N

Longitude: -3.6938 / 3°41'37"W

OS Eastings: 281005

OS Northings: 113435

OS Grid: SS810134

Mapcode National: GBR L7.R21N

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.YKK

Plus Code: 9C2RW854+6F

Entry Name: North Beacon and South Beacon

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433871

Location: Thelbridge, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Thelbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Thelbridge St David

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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North Beacon and South Beacon


2 cottages. Probably C18 with late C19 and circa 1984 extensions. Plastered cob on
rubble footings, plastered rubble and concrete blockwork extensions; rubble stack
topped with C19 brick; thatched roof with slate to extensions. Originally a pair of
semi-detached 1-room plan cottages facing south-west with shared front lobby
entrance and stack in party wall serving back-to-back fireplaces. North Beacon to
left (north-west) with late C19 store adjoining left end and South Beacon to right
with circa 1984 extension. 2 storeys. Formerly symmetrical 4-window front to main
block of late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Central doorway. It is
unusual C19 door of 3 upright panels with fourth glazed panel across top, probably
late C19 gabled and slate-roofed porch. Door now exclusive to North Beacon and since
circa 1984 new doorway intruded to outer side of South Beacon and other ground floor
window replaced. Main roof is half-hipped each side. Single storey extension to
North Beacon includes C20 iron framed window and Victorian post box. 2 storey circa
1984 2 window extension to South Beacon.
Interior: both original rooms have rubble fireplaces with plain oak lintels and brick
ovens in rear. Roofs not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS8100513435

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