This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BOVEY TRACEY EAST STREET (north side) SX 8178 Bovey Tracey
11/60 - 23.8.55 No 58 Church Hill House
House. Early C19. Granite and slatestone rubble with granite ashlar quoins at right-hand end; rear wing has door and window arches of red brick. Slated roof with bracketed wood eaves-cornice at the front. Red-brick chimneystack in each gable. Double-depth plan with wing at rear right-hand side. Main range is 2 rooms wide with centre through-passage and stair compartment; kitchen in right-hand rear room. 2 storeys and garret in front range, 2 lower storeys in rear wing.
Symmetrical 3-window front. Centre doorway with cement surround; panelled pilasters at either side, cornice on consoles above. 4-panelled door with urn- shaped brass knocker; narrow 3-pane fanlight on top. Windows all have moulded stucco architraves and 8-pane sashes, some containing old glass. Right-hand gable- wall to Trough Lane has 2 garret windows with 6-paned wood casements. Side-wall of rear wing is 2 windows wide. To left of ground storey is a segmental-headed coach entrance with double plank gates. Second-storey windows have flat heads and 2-light wood casements, each casement with 8 panes.
Interior: has wood staircase with thin square balusters and column-newels, the latter with tall square-section heads having rounded tops. Rooms in ground storey have simple moulded plaster cornices. Left-hand rear room has original wood fireplace-surround with beaded edges and plain shelf; round-headed cast-iron hob grate. Right-hand front room has late C19 polished black slate chimneypiece brought from elsewhere in the town. Upper storey and rear wing not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX8197178601
© Mr M J Medley. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Medley, M J
Rights Holder: Medley, M J
Granite, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling
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