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Latitude: 50.8091 / 50°48'32"N
Longitude: -4.3533 / 4°21'11"W
OS Eastings: 234293
OS Northings: 103700
OS Grid: SS342037
Mapcode National: GBR KB.Y90V
Mapcode Global: FRA 16RY.RTT
Entry Name: Penroses
Listing Date: 18 December 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91935
Location: Holsworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22
Civil Parish: Holsworthy
Built-Up Area: Holsworthy
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Holsworthy St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS3403 HOLSWORTHY CP BODMIN STREET (South side)
Dwelling, now doctors' surgery. Mid C19. Parallel range with service wing at rear. 2
storeys, 3 bays; render grooved as ashlar, roughcast right return, shallow pitch slate
roof, roughcast stacks gable ends with moulded caps. Tripartite 16-pane sashes with
horns, central square headed door opening, console brackets carrying moulded
entablature, door of 2 x 3 panels, upper ones glazed, chamfered arrises to lower panels.
Interior not seen. A plaque end bay right dated 1976 states that this was the house in
which the Rev. S.S. Wesley, died 1876, was staying when he composed 'An Air on the
Holsworthy Bells'. This popular piece was composed specially for the carillon of the
Church of St Peter and St Paul. (Western Morning News, 24.08.1894.)
Listing NGR: SS3429303700
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