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Statutory Address:

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

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 58655 61902


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


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


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: 24 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/12426/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David T Simkins. Source Historic England Archive
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