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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: 1147053



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Modbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99747

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MODBURY PALM CROSS GREEN SX 6451-6551 (south side) 7/152 Palm Cross Green House


House, originally detached, now abutted by later buildings. Dated ISD November the 7 1721 on panel under eaves, but much subsequent modification. Rendered or painted rubble, slate and asbestos-cement slate roofs. The house stands at top of Church Street, was formerly entered on east, through garden, now on north from road; symmetrical front, central stair hall but continuous cross passage across back, or west side. Two storeys, 3 windows, 12-pane sashes, but French window to right, central part-glazed 6-panel door in plain reveals. Box eaves to hipped roof with central valley, two valley stacks. To road is 2 storeys, 2 windows, 16-pane sashes, but first floor left is blank and painted on with applied strips as glazing bars; to right is 6-panel flush door in deep reveals, giving to through passage. To left is plank door set in short length of attached boundary wall. South front with the hipped ends has various sashes including one 16-pane. Interior has lost the main stair, has secondary stair in back half; former stair hall flanked by two square rooms, each about 4 metres square, and each with two elliptical-headed recesses on back wall. Left room has good C18 fireplace with eared architrave and egg and dart mould to mantel. Right room has late Victorian fireplace, but retains good moulded and enriched cornice. Shutters to ground floor windows.

Listing NGR: SX6563251655

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National Grid Reference: SX 65632 51655


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