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Downham's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodbury Salterton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6936 / 50°41'37"N

Longitude: -3.4008 / 3°24'2"W

OS Eastings: 301156

OS Northings: 89156

OS Grid: SY011891

Mapcode National: GBR P4.7Z0S

Mapcode Global: FRA 37R7.QYF

Entry Name: Downham's Cottage

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88649

Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: 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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Listing Text

SY 08 NW WOODBURY WOODBURY SALTERTON (east side)

2/134 Downham's Cottage
-
- II

Detached cottage. Late C16, with later alterations and additions. Plastered cob
on stone footings; half-hipped thatched roof. Formerly a 3-room, through-passage
plan house, the higher end to the right of passage; front internal lateral stack
heats hall; left-hand external end stack heats service end; inner room unheated.
All stacks with brick shafts. Brick rear outshut under catslide. 2 storeys.
Front: 3 window range; early C19 2- and 3-light casement windows to 1st floor, that
to the service-end chamber quite early C19; five 2- and 3-light casement windows to
ground floor.
Interior: 2 plank and muntin screens, the to the passage and the other between hall
and inner room, chamfered, carpenter's mitres, and stopped, the panels to the
passage screen cut away above. Passage-screen bressumer with run-out stops. Deep
chamfered axial ceiling beam to inner room; 3 cross ceiling beams to hall with run-
out stops and bar; chamfered cross beam to service end with similar stops. One
jointed cruck truss to service end; the other 2 trusses appear to be raised crucks,
all morticed and pegged; no evidence of smoke-blackening.


Listing NGR: SY0115689156

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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