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Latitude: 50.9317 / 50°55'53"N
Longitude: -4.0216 / 4°1'17"W
OS Eastings: 258031
OS Northings: 116636
OS Grid: SS580166
Mapcode National: GBR KS.PP05
Mapcode Global: FRA 26GN.31H
Entry Name: Day Cottage
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326609
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91781
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
SS 51 NE
8/165 Day Cottage
Cottage, latterly divided. Late C17 with some late C19 and late C20 alterations and
minor additions. Rendered cob on high stone rubble plinth. Rendered stone addition.
Gable-ended slate roof (probably formerly thatched). Stone end stack to right with
later brick top section and brick end stack to left.
Plan and development: C17 two-room plan consisting of hall to right with external
end stack and smaller unheated room to left. Central entrance. Former central
staircase rising from the entrance was removed in the late C20, creating one large
ground-floor room. Late C20 staircase to left. Blocked front doorway to right-hand
room. C19 one-room plan addition to left with integral end stack. Left-hand C19
addition remodelled in the late C20 and late C20 addition at rear of left-hand end,
replacing a C19 outshut. Two storeys with one-storey C20 addition.
Exterior: Roughly symmetrical 2-window front; C19 two-light small-paned wooden
casements with slate cills. Right-hand ground-floor window probably formerly a
doorway (see straight joints below), possibly a later insertion. Central doorway has
C20 plank door and beaded wooden frame. Projecting bread oven to right-hand end
stack, probably an addition (see straight joints).
Interior: C17 chamfered cross beam (to right of entrance) with unusual double-
stepped curved stops. C17 large open fireplace with stone jambs, chamfered wooden
lintel with unusual double-stepped curved stops, and bread oven with pointed-arched
opening and C19 cast-iron door. First-floor rooms and roofspace not inspected.
Listing NGR: SS5803116636
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