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Latitude: 50.9354 / 50°56'7"N
Longitude: -4.0271 / 4°1'37"W
OS Eastings: 257659
OS Northings: 117066
OS Grid: SS576170
Mapcode National: GBR KS.P7MN
Mapcode Global: FRA 26GM.LYL
Entry Name: Town Tenement
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326613
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91801
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
19/185 No 3, Town Tenement
Cottage and adjoining former outbuilding. Late C17 or early C18 cottage and probably
C19 outbuilding, converted into domestic accommodation in the late C20. Rendered
stone cottage with gable-ended wheatstraw thatched roof. Rendered end stack with red
brick shaft. Rendered stone and cob outbuilding (formerly with weatherboarded front)
with gable-ended Welsh-slate roof.
Plan and development: Late C17 or early C18 one-room plan cottage, facing east
(ground falls to left), with external end stack to right and entrance at front to
left. Lower former outbuilding adjoining to left, converted to domestic
accommodation in the late C20 when the front wall was rebuilt, the verandah was added
and the attic rooms were inserted. One storey and attic.
Exterior: Cottage has a ground-and first-floor C19 two-light wooden casement to
right, with gable over attic window. Doorway to left with C20 half-glazed door, C19
beaded wooden frame and slate-roofed gabled porch with pierced barge boards. Former
outbuilding on left has a large C20 raking dormer, 4 ground-floor C20 two-light
wooden casements, central pair of C20 half-glazed doors and a C20 glazed lean-to
Interior not inspected.
The cottage faces onto a courtyard (probably a former farmyard), opposite Nos. 1 and
2, Town Tenement (q.q.v.)
Listing NGR: SS5765917066
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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