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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 96375

Legacy System: LBS

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