WIDDEN COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107071
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
WIDDEN COTTAGE, SAND DOWN LAND

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WIDDEN COTTAGE, SAND DOWN LAND

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton St. Cyres
National Grid Reference:
SX 87929 97088

Details

NEWTON ST CYRES SAND DOWN LAND SX 89 NE 5/23 Widden Cottage - - II Cottage, formerly 2 cottages. Mid-late C17 with C20 modernisations. Plastered cob with inserted C20 brick footings, cob stacks with C20 brick tops. Corrugated asbestos roof. Cottage made from 2 identical contemporary, attached cottages. Each 2 storeys with 1-room plan. Both face south-east away from the road with front doors to left. Stacks in right-hand gables with (now disused) stairwells alongside the rear. Single front windows to each room and right cottage door now replaced by window. All casements replaced 1984. C19 'West of England' insurance plaque rear centre under the eaves. Interior has chamfered beams with scroll stops and original roof purlins between cob gable walls. Fireplaces now blocked. A third cottage to the left was demolished in early C20 and party wall partly rebuilt. They are said to have been miners' cottages but pre-date nearby lead and manganese works. Nevertheless Widden Cottage is rare survival of C17 single-room cottages. Incorrectly spelt 'Whidden' on map.

Listing NGR: SX8792997088

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
96375
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15159/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive
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