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Forge Cottage and Thyme Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodbury Salterton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6911 / 50°41'27"N

Longitude: -3.399 / 3°23'56"W

OS Eastings: 301280

OS Northings: 88870

OS Grid: SY012888

Mapcode National: GBR P4.85N6

Mapcode Global: FRA 37R7.ZKQ

Plus Code: 9C2RMJR2+CC

Entry Name: Forge Cottage and Thyme Cottage

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88661

Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Town: East Devon

Civil Parish: Woodbury

Built-Up Area: Woodbury Salterton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woodbury Salterton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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2/153 Forge Cottage and Thyme Cottage

Pair of cottages. Forge Cottage of circa 1600, Thyme Cottage later C17, much
remodelled. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end thatched roof. Forge
Cottage a simple 2-cell building, the larger of the 2 rooms heated by an end (now
an axial) stack, the small left-hand room, unheated. Thyme Cottage, larger,
probably a 2-room plan, the right-hand room heated by an external end stack, with
side oven and smoking chamber under separate leanto roof. 2 storeys.
Front: Forge Cottage with one 1st floor 2-light casement window under eyebrow eaves
and three 2-light windows below; Thyme Cottage with three 1st floor casement
windows, all of 2-lights, 2 under eyebrow eaves; 2 windows to ground floor
including one with a C19 3-light casement, and central half-hipped thatched porch.
Rear: no 1st floor windows to Forge Cottage, 2 doors below. C20 extensions and
windows to Thyme Cottage.
Interior: Forge Cottage with one jointed cruck;. rough partition divides the 2
rooms, that to 1st floor supported by a bressumer which has mortices for a ground
floor screen which has largely disappeared.

Listing NGR: SY0128088870

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