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Forge Cottage and Yew Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Beaford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9167 / 50°55'0"N

Longitude: -4.06 / 4°3'35"W

OS Eastings: 255292

OS Northings: 115052

OS Grid: SS552150

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.QK9P

Mapcode Global: FRA 26DP.63K

Plus Code: 9C2QWW8R+M2

Entry Name: Forge Cottage and Yew Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326571

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91670

Location: Beaford, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Beaford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Beaford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/11/2015

SS 5515

EXETER ROAD (south-west side),
Forge Cottage and Yew Tree Cottage

(Formerly listed as Nos. 1 and 2, Hooper's Cottage)


Pair of cottages. Late C17 or early C18. Rendered cob. Hipped wheatstraw thatched roof. Brick stacks. Plan and development: Left-hand cottage consists of principal room with end stack to left and smaller unheated room to right with entrance to front and winder staircase to rear. Partition between rooms since removed. Right-hand cottage has external end stack to right. Plan possibly a mirror image of the left-hand cottage. Two storeys. Exterior: Asymmetrical 3-window front; late C19 or early C20 two and 3-light wooden casements. Pair of roughly central recessed doorways with C20 boarded dado. Doors approached by steps. Very small C20 window between doors, possibly in earlier opening. Right-hand return front has projecting curved bread oven to right of stack, with lean-to roof. First-floor C20 two-light wooden casement to right and C20 boarded door below with wooden lintel. Interior: Left-hand cottage has C20 spine beam in left-hand part, and old stone open fireplace with wooden lintel and bread oven with cast-iron door. Blocked doorway to rear. Old winder stair in right-hand rear corner. Roofspace not inspected. Interior of right-hand cottage not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS5529415046

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