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Sea Breaze Cafe, Stokenham

Description: Sea Breaze Cafe

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 100011

OS Grid Reference: SX8231942018
OS Grid Coordinates: 282319, 42018
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2664, -3.6525

Location: A379, Stokenham, Devon TQ7 2TQ

Locality: Stokenham
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 2TQ

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Listing Text

STOKENHAM TORCROSS
SX84SW Sea Breaze Cafe
8/227
II

House and restaurant, formerly pair of cottages. Circa late C17 or early
C18, extended in late C18 or early Cl9 and again in Cl9 and C20. Roughcast
stone rubble. Thatched roof with hipped ends. Rendered axial stack with
yellow clay louvred pots.
Plan: The original 2-room plan (now 1 large room) cottage at the centre has
a central entrance, the right hand room heated from a gable end (now
axial) stack with an oven, the left hand room was probably originally
unheated. In circa late C18 or early Cl9 a large 1-room plan extension,
possibly a separate cottage was built at the right hand east end facing the
sea and is heated from an axial stack backing onto the gable end stack of
the original cottage. Later in the Cl9 a wing was added at right angles at
the left hand west end probably as a separate cottage, its roof was raised
in C20. In C20 an outshut was built behind, north of the original cottage.
Exterior: 2 storeys, long asymmetrical 5-window north front Cl9 and C2O 2-
light casements with glazing bars, 2 are horizontally sliding sashes.
Doorway to left of centre with C20 glazed door. Gable end of late Cl9 wing
on left, right hand end has higher eaves. Right hand east return facing sea
has symmetrical 2-window front, Cl9 2-light horizontally sliding sashes with
glazing bars on ground floor and C20 2-light casements on first floor, all
with boarded shutters. Some horizontally sliding sashes at rear (north) and
small Cl9 fixed light window in west wall of east extension. C20 single
storey outshut at rear (north).
Interior: Original cottage at centre has large stone rubble fireplace with
reused timber lintel and stone over partitions removed and later exposed
joists. The right hand east extension has large fireplace with unchamfered
timber lintel. Roof over the original cottage has feet of straight
principal rafters exposed in the first floor rooms.


Listing NGR: SX8231942018

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Source: English Heritage

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