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Providence Cottage Providence Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Throwleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6881 / 50°41'17"N

Longitude: -3.8769 / 3°52'36"W

OS Eastings: 267512

OS Northings: 89287

OS Grid: SX675892

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.K5T9

Mapcode Global: FRA 27R8.5G5

Plus Code: 9C2RM4QF+66

Entry Name: Providence Cottage Providence Place

Listing Date: 15 November 1990

Last Amended: 2 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326045

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94794

ID on this website: 101326045

Location: Wonson, West Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Throwleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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3/222 Providence Place
and Combe Cottage


the address shall be amended to read:

Providence Place
and Providence Cottage

and in lines 4, 7 and 15 of the description 'Combe Cottage' shall be
replaced with 'Providence cottage'.

The list was previously amended in respect of this entry on 15
November 1990.



3/222 Providence Place
and Combe Cottage


House and cottage, now 3 dwellings. Built 1840 for Richard D Cay. Coursed granite
blocks, mostly rendered; gabled tarred slate roof with stone coping to left; brick
ridge and end stacks. Providence Place of L-plan with rear left wing (now
2 dwellings) and Combe Cottage to right of 2-room plan with central stair hall and
outshut to right; continuous outshut to rear. Two storeys. Providence Place of
4-window range with stone cills to revealed 8/8-pane sashes and panelled door with
panelled reveals to right of centre. Combe Cottage of 2-window range: mid C20 lean-
to porch to front of half-glazed door; mid C20 three-light casements to ground floor
and mid C19 two-light casement with HL hinges to first floor. Rear left wing of
3-window range to right side has late C19/C20 three-light casements except mid C19
three-light casement with leaded light to first floor; plaque reads
PROVIDENCE PLACE/BUILT BY/RICHARD D CAY/1840. Interior not inspected but noted as
retaining original features. Built for Richard Cay, principal benefactor to the
Providence Place Methodist Chapel of 1839 (q v), as his own family home and as a
worker's cottage (Combe Cottage).

Listing NGR: SX6751289287

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