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Latitude: 50.9356 / 50°56'8"N
Longitude: -4.0266 / 4°1'35"W
OS Eastings: 257695
OS Northings: 117086
OS Grid: SS576170
Mapcode National: GBR KS.P7RZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 26GM.M48
Entry Name: Church Cottage
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105010
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91798
Location: Roborough, Torridge, Devon, EX19
Civil Parish: Roborough
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Roborough St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/03/2014
(Formerly listed as Elliots)
House. Probably late C16 or early C17 with probable late C17 additions. Minor late
C19 alterations. Rendered cob on stone rubble plinth, partly rebuilt and enlarged in
stone rubble. Some late C19 red brick dressings. Hipped thatched roof, hipped over
front wing with slates in valley. Rendered axial stacks.
Plan and development: Probable 2-room plan, facing north, consisting of hall to left
with end stack, central wide passage/entrance hall with C19 staircase to rear and
unheated room to right. One-room plan cross wing projecting at right angles to front
of right-hand end (possibly an addition). Small one-room plan addition to left (see
straight joints). Two storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrically fenestrated. Hall range has first-floor C19 two-light
wooden casement and ground-floor C19 two-light window lighting hall. Wide doorway to
right with C19 plan door, beaded wooden frame and C19 slate-roofed lean-to porch.
Plank door to left too. Left-hand end of hall range has a small first-floor C19 two-
light wooden casement with wooden lintel. Right-hand cross wing has a leaded ground-
floor window with wide panes and internal wrought-iron bars. Left-hand side of wing
has a first-floor plank loft door and circa 1900 half-glazed door with bullnose brick
reveals and segmental brick head. Rear has ground-floor C19 two-light wooden
casement to right with brick reveals and wooden lintel. Rear door to passage too.
Central raking buttress to rear too.
Interior only partly inspected. Hall (present kitchen) has a pair of plastered
chamfered cross beams and large open fireplace. Wide passage with C19 boarded
partition to right and a C19 dog-leg staircase to rear. Access to the rest of the
interior denied at the time of survey (January 1988).
Listing NGR: SS5769517086
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