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HER Number:MDV82720
Name:Thatchers Cottage, Broadhembury


Cottage, probably dating to the 18th century with 20th century renovations. Of whitewashed rendered cob on rubble stone footings under a thatched roof. Formerly known as Riverside Cottage.


Grid Reference:ST 100 049
Map Sheet:ST10SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Beacham, P., 1980s, Broadhembury and Gittisham Project, 9/31, Neg No. 565/? (Un-published). SDV348235.

Riverside Cottage. Site visit 1983. Oldish thatch but in quite good condition. Constructed of cob or cob and stone.

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

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

Thatchers Cottage. Small cottage. Probably C18, C20 renovations. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings; thatched roof with a plain ridge, gabled at ends; left end stack with a modern brick shaft. Plan: A single depth range, probably originally divided between a heated kitchen/living room at the left end and an unheated service room at the right end, considerably repartitioned at the right end in the C20. A single storey addition at the right end in the C20. A single storey addition at the left end has a pantile roof, entrance on the right return. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with the eaves thatch eyebrowed over 2 first floor windows; 3 ground floor windows, all C20 small-pane timber casements. C20 porch with a first floor projection over, at the right end with a C20 front door. Interior: Modernized. Included for group value with a collection of small houses and cottages at Hembercombe on the lane up to Broadhembury Common. Easily visible from Broadhembury village, an outstanding unspoiled estate village.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348235Un-published: Beacham, P.. 1980s. Broadhembury and Gittisham Project. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 9/31, Neg No. 565/?.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108302 ]
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:Apr 4 2014 2:49PM