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Slowhand Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadwoodwidger, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6784 / 50°40'42"N

Longitude: -4.283 / 4°16'58"W

OS Eastings: 238797

OS Northings: 89009

OS Grid: SX387890

Mapcode National: GBR NP.6PNY

Mapcode Global: FRA 17X8.WS5

Entry Name: Slowhand Cottage

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90765

Location: Broadwoodwidger, Torridge, Devon, PL16

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Broadwoodwidger

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

BROADWOODWIDGER THORNE MOOR
SX 38 NE
7/63 Slowhand Cottage
-
II
GV
Cottage. Circa late C17/early C18 shell with C19 alterations and a C20 lean-to
addition. Colourwashed rendered cob with a wheat reed thatched roof hipped at the
left end and gabled at the right end, stone stack at right gable end. The original
plan seems to have been a 2-room cottage with 1 heated room and a rear door opposed
to the front door. The ground and first floor ceilings appear to have been
reconstructed in the C19 and a straight circa early C20 stair now blocks the rear
doorway. C20 lean-to addition adjoins at the left end. 2 storeys. Approximately
symmetrical 2-window front with 3 buttresses and a gabled central porch with slate
roof and a squint in the left return. Fenestration of C20 2- and 3-light casements
with 6 and 8 panes per light, all with slate sills. The C20 addition is stone rubble
and also has casement windows with glazing bars.
Interior The partitions between the left and right-hand rooms no longer exists, a
straight stair has been inserted in the centre. The fireplace has stone rubble
jambs, a chamfered stopped lintel and a semi-circular bread oven which projects
beyond the exterior wall. Exposed joists, unplastered between. The first floor has
a C19 boarded ceiling. Roofspace not inspected but pegged trusses said to survive.

Listing NGR: SX3879789009

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