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HER Number:MDV74248
Name:Woodbine Cottage, Hembercombe


Small house on the outskirts of Broadhembury. Probably of late 17th or 18th century date. Of whitewashed rendered cob and stone under a thatched roof.


Grid Reference:ST 100 051
Map Sheet:ST10NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVII to XVIII - 1601 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Beacham, P., 1980s, Broadhembury and Gittisham Project, 9/35 (Un-published). SDV348235.

Site visit 1983. Old thatch starting to deteriorate. Cob or stone and cob walls.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

woodbine Cottage. Small house. Probably late C17/C18. Whitewashed rendered cob and stone; thatched roof with a plain ridge, half-hipped at ends; end stacks. Plan: End on to the lane. Single depth plan, 2 rooms wide with a central entrance and a probably later single-storey outshut at the right end with a slate roof. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2 window front with a central C20 gabled porch on posts and a plank front door. 2 first floor gabled dormers glazed with C20 casements with square leaded panes, ground floor windows similar. Interior: Not inspected. One of a group of small houses at Hembercombe on the lane to Broadhembury Common, just outside Broadhembury village. Possibly a commoner's cottage.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348235Un-published: Beacham, P.. 1980s. Broadhembury and Gittisham Project. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 9/35.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101516 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5626 - Broadhembury and Gittisham Thatch Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2014 11:00AM