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A Grade II Listed Building in Torridge, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1855 / 51°11'7"N

Longitude: -4.6656 / 4°39'56"W

OS Eastings: 213810

OS Northings: 146291

OS Grid: SS138462

Mapcode National: GBR GTVK.9NG

Mapcode Global: VH2S4.2GVL

Entry Name: Tibbetts

Listing Date: 7 October 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91989

Location: Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Town: Torridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Clovelly Bay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lundy

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 14 NW
1938-8/1/14 Tibbetts

- II

Admiralty coastguard lookout, now used as holiday accommodation.
1909 built by the admiralty. Dressed granite with granite quoins
and low parapet with cornice. Probably flat roof hidden behind
parapet. Central axial stack with dressed granite shaft with
tall glazed pot.

Plan: Living room on right (north) and bedroom and kitchen in
shallow depth part on left (south) with central axial stack
between. What is now the kitchen in front left room was probably
originally an integral outhouse-store.

Exterior: 1 storey. East front 3 windows, one in splay of
projection on right. 12-pane sashes. Doorway to left of centre
with plank door. Wide doorway of former outhouse on left now a
window. All openings with granite lintels. Rear (west)
elevation is a mirror image of the east elevation without
doorways. 2-light sash on north and single light sash on south
end, both with 12-pane.

Interior: Walls and ceilings lined in matchboarding. Living
room has fire place with bracketed shelf and to its left pegs and
lockers probably for signalling equipment. Cupboards in corner
of living room and lockers in bedroom.

Listing NGR: SS1381046291

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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