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Latitude: 50.3322 / 50°19'56"N
Longitude: -3.6766 / 3°40'35"W
OS Eastings: 280771
OS Northings: 49376
OS Grid: SX807493
Mapcode National: GBR QN.0H5C
Mapcode Global: FRA 3855.5GV
Entry Name: Woodlands Cottage
Listing Date: 25 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108027
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99821
Location: Blackawton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Blackawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Blackawton St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX84NW Woodlands Cottage
5/32 (formerly Bowbridge Farm
House, formerly a farmhouse. Probably C17 or possible with earlier origins.
extended probably in C18 or C19. Plastered stone rubble or cob. Water reed
thatched roof with hipped ends and eyebrows eaves over the front windows.
Rendered axial and lateral stacks.
Plan and development: 3-room plan house the lower end to the left. The
original house is the 2 room to the left, the lower left-hand room heated
from a lateral stack at the back, the right-hand room has a gable end (now
axial) stack probably with a newel staircase to its side. The entrance is
directly into the right-hand of room of the original house but was probably
into a central passage originally. In about the C18 or C19 an extension
probably of 1-room plan was added at the higher right-hand end and a small
single storey outshut was added at the lower left-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6-window south front. Small C19 2-light
casements with glazing bars and sills on first floor to right and left there
are C20 wooden oriels with casements with glazing bars. Doorway to left of
centre with C20 glazed door and circa late C19 or early C20 porch with a
hipped slate roof. To the right of centre there is a recess on the ground
floor which might have originally been a bread over for the axial stack.
Set back on the lower left-hand end the thatch of the main roof is swept
down over a single storey outshut with a hipped roof and a C20 plank door.
The rear elevation has only 2 small windows to the left into the C18-C19
extension and a large rendered shaft to the lateral stack on the right. At
the right-hand end the wall continues on a gateway with a thatched roof and
a reused chamfered 4-centred arch stone doorway head.
Interior: was not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX8077149376
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