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CHURCH STEPS COTTAGES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH STEPS COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1104179

Location

CHURCH STEPS COTTAGES, 1,2,3,4,5,6, CHURCH STILE LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woodbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 88598

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History

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Details

SY 08 NW WOODBURY CHURCH STILE LANE, Woodbury

2/91 Nos. 1, 2 3, 4, 5 & 6 Church 10.1.85 Steps Cottages

GV II

Row of 6 cottages. Nos. 5 & 6 are late C16 (possibly earlier); No.4 probably C17, and the remainder C18 or early C19. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end corrugated-iron roof to Nos.3, 4, 5 & 6, slate to Nos. 1 & 2. The plan is very difficult to reconstruct; it seems likely that Nos. 5 & 6 were originally a small 3-room, through-passage plan house, the door to No.5 masking the site of the passage, with the higher end to the right (the hall and inner room now No.6 with a door inserted when conversion to cottages was completed; the hall chamber belongs to No.5); there is a little evidence to suggest a rear lateral stack to heat the hall; lower-end stack (now axial, formerly at the end) with brick shaft; right-hand end stack, and axial stacks to the other cottages. No.4 is an early extension to the service end of Nos. 5 & 6 and like them, of jointed cruck construction. The other cottages are C18 or early C19; all of one room, single-depth plan, the doorway giving directly into the front room; No.1 has a small barn extension, now partly converted to accommodation. 2 storeys. Front: No.1 with one 4 pane sash, a 2-light casement, and one blocked window to 1st floor, and a sahs window and late-C20 door below; No.2 with one blocked and one early C19 2-light casement window to 1st floor, a 2:2:2 pane canted bay with a planked door with rectangular fanlight to ground floor; No.3 with one 2-light casement window to both floors, and a panelled door; No.4 similar to No.3, but the windows not arranged regularly; No.5 is bigger, with 2 early C19 2-light casement windows to 1st floor, the embrasures possibly older, the lintels at eaves level; 2 later 2-light casement windows and a wide doorway below. No.6 with three 2- and 3- light casement windows similar to those of No.5; one 2- and one 3-light casement windows with door between, below. Rear: outshut under catslide to Nos. 5 & 6; leantos to others. Interior: one jointed cruck to No.4 and No.6 (No.5 not inspected internally). Roofs with straight principals to Nos. 1, 2 and 3).

Listing NGR: SY0097287210

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National Grid Reference: SY 00975 87207

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