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West Devon (District Authority)
Milton Abbot
National Grid Reference:
SX 42688 81802



6/206 Higher Chillaton House - II

Farmhouse. Circa 1860s. Stone rubble with gabled and hipped roofs with crested ridge tiles, stone dressings. 2 projecting stone stacks have coped granite set-offs and moulded granite caps. High Victorian with an irregular plan. 2 storeys. The (east) garden elevation consists of a 3-window south block gabled at the left end with the roof gabled to the front over the right-hand window and a chamfered granite string at first floor level. To the right a front projecting wing is gabled to the front with a stone porch with a steep lean-to roof in the right angle between the south block and the wing. Deep plinth and deep eaves carried out on moulded stone brackets to the front gables. The ground floor window left, 3 stepped lights with a chamfered stone architrave has been converted to a French window when a C20 conservatory was added to the left of the porch. The porch has a chamfered pointed arched doorway with polychromatic banding round the head of the arch and a slit window above. A 3-light C16 square-headed granite mullioned window with a hoodmould and carved label stops (mullions replaced) has been incorporated in the left return of the porch. First floor window left is a paired sash with a chamfered granite lintel, sill and common central jamb. The roof is gabled to the front over the right-hand window of the south block which is a pointed arched sash with Gothick glazing bars in the head below voussoirs and a keystone. The ground floor window in the wing is a 3-light canted bay with 4-pane sashes and a stone architrave. Above the bay window is a pair of pointed arched sashes with Gothick glazing bars with polychromatic banding round the heads of the arches, a chamfered granite sill and a stopped chamfered common jamb. A trefoil ventilator is in the gable. The south elevation of the house is more regular with 3-bays of 12-pane sashes with granite sills. Interior Contemporary internal features survive including 2 chamfered arched stone doorways, a 3-light stone mullioned unglazed internal stair window with a square-head and cusped lights and a stair with chamfered stick balusters. 1 ground floor room has a ceiling with exposed joists and a cross beam and the principal bedroom has a ceiling divided into panels by trefoil pierced ribs. Some contemporary fireplaces also intact. Chillaton House is an unusually ambitions and large 1860s farmhouse for the region.

Listing NGR: SX4268881802


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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: 14 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12503/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Graham Kirkpatrick. Source Historic England Archive
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