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Globe House, Harberton

Description: Globe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101322

OS Grid Reference: SX7773358512
OS Grid Coordinates: 277733, 58512
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4137, -3.7222

Location: Tristford Road, Harberton, Devon TQ9 7SJ

Locality: Harberton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7SJ

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Listing Text

In the entry for

SX 7658-SX 7758

14/418 Marbeth Cottage


The address shall be amended to read


14/418 Globe House



14/418 Marbeth cottage


House and adjoining outbuilding converted into garage. Circa early to mid
C18. Whitewashed stone rubble. Asbestos slate roof with gabled end. Rendered
projecting gable end stacks with heightened shafts; right hand stack is now
an axial stack within the right hand extension.
Plan: Two room plan cottage with central entrance probably into cross-passage
originally. The larger left hand room was probably the kitched and the right
hand room the parlour, both rooms heated by gable end fireplaces. Later C18
or C19 outshut at rear containing small unheated service rooms. Outbuilding
possibly stables added at right end, now containing garage with rooms in
loft above.
Exterior: Two storeys. 3 plus 3 window range, the left hand 3 windows is
the original house and has doorway to right of centre with late C20 porch.
Garage doors to centre of right hand addition with large timber lintel. All
C20 two-light casements with glazing bars.
Interior: Roof of the original house has slightly cambered collars lapped
and pegged to the face of the principal rafters, the common rafters have been
Partition between former passage and parlour to right has been removed.
Fireplaces have been altered and stairs moved into rear outshut.

Listing NGR: SX7773358512

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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