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HER Number:MDV22214
Name:Forge Cottage and Thyme Cottage


Pair of cottages, Forge Cottage of circa 1600, Thyme Cottage later 17th century, much remodelled. Roughcast cob on stone footings with a gabled-end thatched roof.


Grid Reference:SY 012 888
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoodbury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWOODBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08NW/80

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVI to XVII - 1501 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV108638.

Doe/hhr:st. Thomas rd/(-/9/1949)138.

Alcock, N. W., 1981, Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue, 112 (Report - non-specific). SDV342504.

Jointed cruck recorded.

Context One Archaeological Services, 2010, Dagworthy Cottage, Woodbury Salterton, Devon, 7 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV347034.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Pair of cottages. Forge Cottage of circa 1600, Thyme Cottage later C17, much remodelled. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end thatched roof. Forge Cottage a simple 2-cell building, the larger of the 2 rooms heated by an end (now an axial) stack, the small left-hand room, unheated. Thyme Cottage, larger, probably a 2-room plan, the right-hand room heated by an external end stack, with side oven and smoking chamber under separate leanto roof. 2 storeys. Front: Forge Cottage with one 1st floor 2-light casement window under eyebrow eaves and three 2-light windows below; Thyme Cottage with three 1st floor casement windows, all of 2-lights, 2 under eyebrow eaves; 2 windows to ground floor including one with a C19 3-light casement, and central half-hipped thatched porch. Rear: no 1st floor windows to Forge Cottage, 2 doors below. C20 extensions and windows to Thyme Cottage. Interior: Forge Cottage with one jointed cruck;. rough partition divides the 2 rooms, that to 1st floor supported by a bressumer which has mortices for a ground floor screen which has largely disappeared.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV108638Migrated Record:
SDV342504Report - non-specific: Alcock, N. W.. 1981. Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. 42. Photocopy. 112.
SDV347034Report - Watching Brief: Context One Archaeological Services. 2010. Dagworthy Cottage, Woodbury Salterton, Devon. Context One Archaeological Services Report. COAS/WBF/09/DWD. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83350 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2013 11:16AM