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HER Number:MDV40072
Name:Webb's Court and Post Office Cottage


South street (west side), sheepwash. Webb's court and post office cottage.


Grid Reference:SS 486 061
Map Sheet:SS40NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSheepwash
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPWASH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS40NE/58
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

WEST SIDE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV13683.

South street (west side), sheepwash. Webb's court and post office cottage.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV13685.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV333699.

Pair of houses. Circa late c17 or early c18. Rendered cob walls. Gable-ended thatch roof.4 brick stacks, 2 axial and 1 at each gable-end. Plan: both houses have 2-room plan apparently with a central passageway dividing them. Exterior: 2 storeys. Webb's court to left has regular 3-window front of c19 2-light small-paned casements. Central c19 6-panelled door with part-glazed door to right. Post office cottage has an asymmetrical 2-window front of late c19 4-pane sashes. Contemporary part-glazed door to left of centre. All 1st floor windows have small gables in thatch above. Interiors: inaccessible at time of survey, may contain open fireplaces and original joinery (doe).

Unknown, 1976 - 1984, Development Control Consultations (Un-published). SDV346248.

Visited 17th July 1979 by Pam Egeland. Proposed alterations, including replacement of door with window. List description: Stone built rendered cottage adjoining similar. Upgraded to Grade II March 1977.
Six pigeon holes observed in gable wall. Other details: Photos.

Google, 2011, Google Streetview (Website). SDV346146.

Gable wall has been rendered. Pigeon holes may survive beneath.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13683Migrated Record: WEST SIDE.
SDV13685Migrated Record:
SDV333699Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV346146Website: Google. 2011. Google Streetview. maps.google.co.uk/. Digital.
SDV346248Un-published: Unknown. 1976 - 1984. Development Control Consultations. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. A4 Unbound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 14 2011 9:47AM