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Statutory Address:

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

Teignbridge (District Authority)
Newton Abbot
National Grid Reference:
SX 84707 72005



SX8472 HIGHWEEK VILLAGE, Highweek 1012-1/5/170 (South side) Greenwood Cottage


House. C16 or C17, altered c1800. MATERIALS: painted roughcast, slate roof hipped to the left with an external stack to the left return and a ridge stack at the junction of the rear wing. PLAN: 3-unit through-passage plan with a rear wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Early C19 banded pilasters; C19 horned 3/6-pane sash windows to the first floor and two 3-light 4-pane casements to the ground floor. To left of centre is a C19 planked porch with a thatched roof and a C20 door. The rubblestone left return has a timber lintel to a 2-light first-floor casement window. The rear wing (formerly single-storey) has a C20 first floor; close to the angle, on the first floor of the main block is a small one-light window. The pebble-paved forecourt is c1800. INTERIOR: the interior divisions are timber-framed lathe and plaster. The room to the ground-floor right has ten exposed joists and an open fire to the rear with rubblestone jambs and an oak lintel. The room to the left has an early C18 cyma-moulded moulded cornice and 2-panel door and a c1800 half-glazed door the left. The straight staircase has oak treads, wide horizontal planking to the stud wall below and c1800 stick balusters and mahogany handrail . The roof is known to have pegged joints. The butcher's shop to the right has a stone-flagged through passage, the door to the rear is early C18 with 2 raised-and-fielded panels and a 6-pane overlight. A raised platform to the rear right of the passage has evidence of a former staircase with a pintle to a former door at the base, and a timber lintel to barred painted-over window to the rear. Documents of 1508 and 1608 are alleged to exist.

Listing NGR: SX8470772005


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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: 26 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/09523/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert Luscombe. Source Historic England Archive
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