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Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Roborough, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2QWXPF+69

Entry Name: Church Cottage

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91798

Location: Roborough, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Roborough

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Roborough St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 5717

Church Cottage

(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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