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Elm Park, Including Garden Boundary Walls and Bee Boles to East and North East

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadhempston, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4835 / 50°29'0"N

Longitude: -3.6909 / 3°41'27"W

OS Eastings: 280134

OS Northings: 66221

OS Grid: SX801662

Mapcode National: GBR QL.HZDR

Mapcode Global: FRA 374S.CWM

Entry Name: Elm Park, Including Garden Boundary Walls and Bee Boles to East and North East

Listing Date: 17 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84766

Location: Broadhempston, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Broadhempston

Built-Up Area: Broadhempston

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadhempston St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

2/61 Elm Park, including garden
- boundary walls and bee-boles
to East and North East
- II
House. Early C19, built by Thomas Tozer, brother of the Lord of the Manor.
Possibly C17 origins. Rubble walls, slate hung at side. Hipped slate roof. Brick
gable end stacks.
Double depth plan to main house with central stair hall and equal size front rooms.
Kitchen behind right-hand front room. At the rear of the 4 main rooms is a thick
wall then 2 further small rooms.
2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front with probably C20 porch in front of central
door. Ground floor right-hand window is probably C20 French window. Left-hand
window is large 20-pane sash without horns, probably original. First floor left and
right-hand windows are tripartite 16-pane sashes, the central one is single light
with 12 panes, the central one is single light with 12 panes, all probably original.
Above each of the windows is a small projecting wooden hood extending part way down
the sides. Large rubble porch/summer room with hipped slate roof. Inside it is
original 6-panel door, top 4 panels now glazed. Bracketed cornice under eaves at
front of the house. Attached to the left end of the house is a later C19
Interior : remains very unaltered and contains much original joinery and also
plasterwork. The principal ground floor rooms retain their panelled shutters. The
right-hand room has a decorative cornice and ceiling band of alternate flowers and
wheat sheaves. The entrance hall is panelled up to the chair rail. In the left-
hand room is early-mid C19 fireplace with reeded columns and roundels in the top
corners. The kitchen has probably it original glazed front cupboards built in,
against one wall. In 1 of the small rear rooms is what appears to be a late C17
fireplace with cambered chamfered wooden lintel. Original staircase has column
newels with column on vase balusters and curtail step. On first floor the
principal bedrooms have simple moulded cornices. The right-hand bedroom has a
marble chimneypiece with original ornate cast iron grate. The landing has similar
panelling to the entrance hall.
To include tall rubble garden containing walls to east and north-east. The north-
easterly wall adjoins the lane. That to the east contains a row of 9 bee-boles,
plastered inside with curved tops, which have a shallow slate pentice roof above
their openings.
Source: Mrs M Mellor, Research on houses of Broadhempston.

Listing NGR: SX8013466224

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