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Torridge (District Authority)
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SS 58010 16600


ROBOROUGH SS 51 NE 8/178 Tracey Hill Cottage - GV II

Cottage, possibly formerly 2 cottages. Mid to late C17 with minor late C19 addition and minor late C20 alterations and additions. Rendered cob with wheatstraw thatched roof. Rendered end stacks. Plan and development: Three-room plan, facing north-east. Integral end stacks and central unheated hall with front entrance at the right-hand end. Blocked front doorway into left-hand room. Inserted C20 staircase at rear of left-hand room. Partition between central and left-hand ground-floor room removed, probably in the late C20. C19 outshut at left-hand end, altered in the late C20. Late C20 outshut at right-hand end. Two storeys with one-storey outshuts. Exterior: Asymmetrically -fenestrated front; mostly late C19 two-and three-light wooden casements, 3 to first floor and 4 to ground floor. Second ground-floor window from left is a late C20 fixed window, formerly a doorway. Doorway between first and second windows from right with late C20 two-leaf door, wooden lintel and late C20 thatched rendered porch. Tnterior: Right- and left-hand ground floor rooms have joists spanning front to back. Probably C20 joists in central room. C17 fireplaces in end rooms have stone jambs and chamfered wooden lintels. The left-hand fireplace has a bread oven with a C19 cast-iron door. Front doorway reduced in width at same time (see former wider jambs). C17 roof with trusses consisting of straight principals and pegged lap- jointed collars. It is reported (owners, February 1988) that the cottage was formerly 2 separate cottages, joined together at quite a late date, but the building provides no evidence of this.

Listing NGR: SS5801016600


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 02 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/05085/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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