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Rea Barn House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.3902 / 50°23'24"N

Longitude: -3.5144 / 3°30'51"W

OS Eastings: 292446

OS Northings: 55570

OS Grid: SX924555

Mapcode National: GBR QX.7W37

Mapcode Global: FRA 38J0.GPS

Entry Name: Rea Barn House

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383719

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX9255 REA BARN ROAD, Higher Brixham
1946-1/7/259 (North side)
10/01/75 No.2
Rea Barn House


House. Probably C17; it carries a C20 date plaque inscribed
A.D.1636. Solid roughcast walls. Asbestos slated roof; lower
section to right is roofed with corrugated-iron. Rendered
chimney with tapered cap on each of main house gable. Small
oblong building, probably of 2- or 3-roomed ground plan. Lower
range to right, set back slightly; probably a former
outbuilding. 2 storeys, with garret to main house. Latter has
3 windows in ground storey with doorway between the 2
left-hand windows; upper storey has 1 window at each end.
Right-hand range has 1 upper-storey window; ground storey
covered by added lean-to. Late C20 stable-type door.
Ground-storey windows to right are plain, with late C20 wood
frames; that to left a little older, 6-panel with wood frame.
Upper-storey windows have 3-light wood casements, possibly
C19, with 2 panes per light. Long, late C20 dormer with flat
top. Range to right has small 3-light window in upper storey.
Gable wall to left, facing Bolton Street, has projecting
chimneybreast. To right of it in ground storey a mid/late C20
wood-framed window with a small, horizontally-sliding light at
the bottom. Upper storey has a small window with 6-paned fixed
wood sash. INTERIOR: not inspected. 1975 list description says
it had 'some chamfered ceiling beams on ground floor and
fireplace bressumer'.

Listing NGR: SX9244655570

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