SLOWHAND COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104634
Date first listed:
21-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
SLOWHAND COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SLOWHAND COTTAGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Broadwoodwidger
National Grid Reference:
SX3879789009

Details

BROADWOODWIDGER THORNE MOOR SX 38 NE 7/63 Slowhand Cottage - II GV Cottage. Circa late C17/early C18 shell with C19 alterations and a C20 lean-to addition. Colourwashed rendered cob with a wheat reed thatched roof hipped at the left end and gabled at the right end, stone stack at right gable end. The original plan seems to have been a 2-room cottage with 1 heated room and a rear door opposed to the front door. The ground and first floor ceilings appear to have been reconstructed in the C19 and a straight circa early C20 stair now blocks the rear doorway. C20 lean-to addition adjoins at the left end. 2 storeys. Approximately symmetrical 2-window front with 3 buttresses and a gabled central porch with slate roof and a squint in the left return. Fenestration of C20 2- and 3-light casements with 6 and 8 panes per light, all with slate sills. The C20 addition is stone rubble and also has casement windows with glazing bars. Interior The partitions between the left and right-hand rooms no longer exists, a straight stair has been inserted in the centre. The fireplace has stone rubble jambs, a chamfered stopped lintel and a semi-circular bread oven which projects beyond the exterior wall. Exposed joists, unplastered between. The first floor has a C19 boarded ceiling. Roofspace not inspected but pegged trusses said to survive.



Listing NGR: SX3879789009

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
90765
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 01 Apr 2005
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