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North Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 68726 14196


CHULMLEIGH FORE STREET, (west side), SS 6814 - 6914 Chulmleigh 7/76 The Town Hall GV II Town hall. 1846, altered in 1894. Rendered front gable end, otherwise unrendered stone rubble with brick dressings. Slate roof with bracketted front gable end. Plan: long, narrow rectangular plan, built gable end to street, the front and right side formerly open at ground floor level, the arched openings infilled in late C19. Central staircase with access from middle bay on right side. Exterior: 2 storeys. Front gable end of 2 bays, with rusticated quoins and ground floor below plat-band. Semi-circular arched windows to ground floor with vermiculated keystones. Cambered arched windows to upper storey with rendered stone reveals and aprons. Blind oculus to gable containing 1894 date. Right side of 7 bays of infilled semi-circular brick arched openings to ground floor, with weathered keystones, and semi-circular headed door of 2 panelled leaves to central bay. Upper storey openings similar to front gable end with cambered arches and principally 16 paned hornless sashes, the 2nd bay from the right end is blocked, and second bay from left end has larger opening with 24 paned sash. In circa 1900 the arcades were enclosed and The Town Hall converted into a basket- making workshop to provide labour for the poor of the town at the instigation of the vicar of Chulmleigh, Rev. Marsden Gibson.

Listing NGR: SS6872614196


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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: 25 Mar 2003
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