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Latitude: 50.9134 / 50°54'48"N
Longitude: -3.8648 / 3°51'53"W
OS Eastings: 268999
OS Northings: 114318
OS Grid: SS689143
Mapcode National: GBR L0.QLQY
Mapcode Global: FRA 26SP.J50
Entry Name: Beecroft
Listing Date: 20 February 1967
Last Amended: 25 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325747
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97234
Location: Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Chulmleigh
Built-Up Area: Chulmleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Chulmleigh St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
CHULMLEIGH EAST STREET, (north side),
7/56 Beecroft (formerly listed as House
20.2.67 at south-west corner of Langley
Former tenement farmhouse, now private house. Probably late C17 or early C18, but
remodelled in C19 and with C20 alterations. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob.
Asbestos slate roof replaced thatch in 1958, hipped at front end, gable end to rear.
Rendered stacks at rear gable end and rear lateral stack with offsets heating lower
Plan: Built at right-angles to East Street at junction with Langley Lane. 2 room
and through-passage plan, with lower end heated by rear lateral stack to right
probably originally the parlour, and kitchen to left. Principal entrance on left
side facing Langley Lane. A staircase was orginally situated in the rear right-hand
corner of the lower end room, but was removed in C20 and access made through to the
late C19/early C20 single-storey gable-ended wing attached to rear of lower end,
formerly an outbuilding and now converted to form part of dwelling. Second winder
staircase in front right-hand corner of kitchen. Single storey gable-ended dairy
beyond the kitchen attached to upper end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Single C20 4 light casement on each floor to front end. Small
4 paned sash to right of 4 panelled door, the upper 2 panels glazed to left side
facing Langley Lane. C19 3 light casement 3 panes per light to ground floor on right
Interior C19 dado panelling throughout. C20 grate possibly conceals original
fireplace lower end. C19 ledged plank door to rear of through-passage.
Roof: 3 probably late C18 trusses with straight principals, X apexes and pegged,
Listing NGR: SS6899914318
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