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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: 1107486



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cornwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Feb-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99131

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SX 56 SE CORNWOOD CHOLWICH TOWN 6/26 29-3-so Cholwich Farmhouse GV (formerly listed as II Cholwick Town)

Farmhouse, formerly a manor house. Circa C16; possibly earlier origin. Rendered granite rubble with granite dressings. Low-pitched slate roof with gabled and hipped ends. L-shaped on plan with gables to north-east and south-west. Two storeys. Asymmetrical fenestration. The south-west gable has depressed arch granite doorway and window both with roll mouldings. Granite hollow-chamfered window frames some with mullions intact. Three-light window to ground floor of north wing with chamfered depressed arch doorway to side. Similar doorway to wall opposite enclosing yard to north. Large granite chimney stack with set-offs on east gable end. Including outbuilding adjoining north-west which has blocked depressed arch doorway to yard, and hollow-chamfered window frames. The roof is clad in corrugated iron. Interior: ceiling beams and open fireplaces. Moulded wood doorways and old rail-studded doors. The Cholwiches settled here in early C13 until the last of the family died in 1835 Ref W G Hoskins - Devon.

Listing NGR: SX5865561902

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hoskins, W G, 'A New Survey of England' in Devon, (1972)

National Grid Reference: SX 58655 61902


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