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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
Plus Code: 9C2RMHVX+FM
Entry Name: Downham's Cottage
Listing Date: 21 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146702
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88649
Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5
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
SY 08 NW WOODBURY WOODBURY SALTERTON (east side)
2/134 Downham's Cottage
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
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
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