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HER Number:MDV11839
Name:Wood Cottage, Landcross


Two 17th century cottages, converted to single dwelling. Originally thatched. Previously known as "Sunnyside House" and "Pig Castle".


Grid Reference:SS 459 236
Map Sheet:SS42SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLandcross
Ecclesiastical ParishLANDCROSS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42SE/57

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV6782.

TA 135 House and Garden.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Marked "Sunnyside House" on OS 25" (1880s) mapping.

Meade, H. M., 1977, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV6737.

Wood Cottage.
17th century. Originally two and was thatched, though the roof is now of slate. Large outside chimney on southeast side with bread oven demolished. Chimney stacks on east and west sides. Upper rooms built above out-shot by present owner. Beams in upper rooms enclosed by modern wood. South side of house approached inside by two series of several steps each, lower ones visible as made of slate, as in entrance hall. Present owner states that property used to be known as 'Pig Castle'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV6737Worksheet: Meade, H. M.. 1977.
SDV6782Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Apportionment.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV388 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2006 3:18PM