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Latitude: 50.3989 / 50°23'55"N
Longitude: -3.4881 / 3°29'17"W
OS Eastings: 294331
OS Northings: 56500
OS Grid: SX943565
Mapcode National: GBR QY.F9DW
Mapcode Global: FRA 37LZ.T1V
Entry Name: Napoleonic Fort Guardhouse, Approximately 30 Metres Inside Entrance to Northern Fort
Listing Date: 18 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195202
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383522
Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5
Civil Parish: Brixham
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX95NW BERRY HEAD COUNTRY PARK, Berry Head
1946-1/2/8 Napoleonic fort guardhouse, approx.
30m inside entrance to northern fort
Guardhouse, now cafe. 1798-1802, extended at rear by 1811, and
again between 1865 and 1906. Roughcast walls with pilasters in
Devonian limestone ashlar. Hipped slated roofs, the late C19
roof higher than that of the original front range. 2-room
front range, possibly with verandah at the front originally.
Extended to double-depth in C19. 1 storey. 4 windows wide with
centre doorway. Between and flanking the openings are broad
pilasters with plain bases and just below the eaves, raised
bands in lieu of capitals. 2 matching pilasters in left side
wall and 3 in right side wall. Wood-framed windows, some
probably of C19 with wood mullions and upright glazing bars.
INTERIOR: king-post trusses with carpenter's marks.
(Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Reports: Pye A R:
Berry Head Fort, Brixham: 1990-: 17-18).
Listing NGR: SX9433156500
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