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HER Number:MDV36820
Name:Beacon Cottage, West Hill Lane, Braunton


Rubble and cob cottage with thatched roof. Classic squatter cottage built on encroachment from Braunton Down.


Grid Reference:SS 485 369
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/206
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98363

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 60 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Cottage, late 18th century. Rubble and cob. Thatched roof with small brick stack at left gable end, rubble stack with brick in upper parts to right. Continuous outshut with slated lean-to roof to rear. One and a half cell classic squatter cottage plan, built on encroachment from Braunton Down. Two storeys. Two 2-light metal casements (6 panes each light) over larger 2-light window (6 panes each light) to right end, 9-paned casement to left of slightly offset plank door with small projecting porch with pantiled hood. Other details: 12/109.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 60.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 2 2008 1:39PM