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Town Tenement

A Grade II Listed Building in Roborough, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2QWXPF+55

Entry Name: Town Tenement

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91801

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

Tagged with: Cottage Thatched cottage

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SS 5717
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

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