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Latitude: 50.3937 / 50°23'37"N
Longitude: -3.7115 / 3°42'41"W
OS Eastings: 278442
OS Northings: 56269
OS Grid: SX784562
Mapcode National: GBR QL.PL71
Mapcode Global: FRA 3830.9VT
Entry Name: The Retreat
Listing Date: 26 April 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1216119
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101351
Location: Harberton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Harberton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Harbertonford St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX7856-SX7956 OLD ROAD, (WEST SIDE)
The Retreat (No 2
Cottage in a row, probably one house originally. Circa early C17.
Roughcast stone rubble. Steeply pitched asbestos slate roof with gabled
ends abutting adjoining cottages. Rendered left hand gable end stack
Plan: Single cell plan, the ground floor room and chamber above heated
from fireplaces in a stack at the left end and with a wing at the back
oversailing an access passage which gives access to rear of adjoining
cottages. Probably originally part of a large house which could have
included some of the adjoining cottages.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 1-window front. C20 2 and 3-light casements.
Doorway to right with C20 door and C20 glazed porch.
Interior: Chamfered axial ceiling beam with run out stops and another
beam near rear wall, but unchamfered. Fireplace in left hand side wall
with slate rubble jambs and ovolo moulded timber lintel with run out
stops on large ovolo-moulded timber corbels. Chamber above has
fireplace with similar but smaller moulded timber lintel but not on
corbels. The feet of the principal rafters are straight and the apex has
mortice and tenoned joint. The ceiling of the passage under the rear way
has chamfered joists with hollow step stops.
Listing NGR: SX7844256269
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