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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1104939



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holsworthy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91935

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16/32 Penroses


Dwelling, now doctors' surgery. Mid C19. Parallel range with service wing at rear. 2 storeys, 3 bays; render grooved as ashlar, roughcast right return, shallow pitch slate roof, roughcast stacks gable ends with moulded caps. Tripartite 16-pane sashes with horns, central square headed door opening, console brackets carrying moulded entablature, door of 2 x 3 panels, upper ones glazed, chamfered arrises to lower panels. Interior not seen. A plaque end bay right dated 1976 states that this was the house in which the Rev. S.S. Wesley, died 1876, was staying when he composed 'An Air on the Holsworthy Bells'. This popular piece was composed specially for the carillon of the Church of St Peter and St Paul. (Western Morning News, 24.08.1894.)

Listing NGR: SS3429303700

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Books and journals
'Western Morning News' in 24 October, (1894)

National Grid Reference: SS 34293 03700


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