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Ye Olde Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Roborough, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9358 / 50°56'8"N

Longitude: -4.028 / 4°1'40"W

OS Eastings: 257596

OS Northings: 117107

OS Grid: SS575171

Mapcode National: GBR KS.P7DY

Mapcode Global: FRA 26GM.LLG

Plus Code: 9C2QWXPC+8Q

Entry Name: Ye Olde Inn

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91803

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
19/187 Ye Olde Inn

House, now inn. Late C17 or early C18, enlarged in the mid C19 and altered in the
late C19 or early C20. Rendered cob and wheatstraw thatched roof with brick and
rendered end stacks. Rendered addition (probably over stone rubble) with gable-ended
Welsh-slate roof. Outshut at rear with lean-to Welsh-slate roof.
Plan and development: Late C17 or early C18 two-room central-entrance plan with
integral end stacks, facing south. Mid C19 one-room plan addition at right-hand end,
and C19 outshut at rear of circa 1900 range and circa 1900 bay window and porch to
front. Internal partitions in circa 1700 range removed, probably in the C20, but
there was probably formerly a central stair rising from an entrance lobby. Two
storeys with one-storey outshut.
Exterior: Roughly symmetrical 2-window front. First-floor C19 two-light wooden
casements and ground-floor C19 three-light wooden casement to right. Square bay
window to left with small-paned sash window and hipped slate roof, projecting to
right to form porch, supported on a wooden bracket. Central pair of circa 1900
glazed doors. Right-hand addition has one mid C19 horned glazing bar sash to each
floor, 12-pane to first floor and tripartite to ground floor (centre of 8 panes and
side lights of 4 panes), both with stone cills. Right-hand gable end has a 6-paned
horned sash to each floor, both with stone cills. End window possibly circa 1900
insertions (see different glazing pattern and deeper cills).
Interior: Former right-hand ground-floor room of the circa 1700 range has a roll-
moulded cross beam and ogee-moulded joists. Circa 1900 brick-arched fireplace to
right. The former right-hand ground-floor room has C20 ceiling joists.

Listing NGR: SS5759617107

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