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A Grade II Listed Building in Holsworthy, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2QRJ5W+JM

Entry Name: Penroses

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91935

Location: Holsworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

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

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16/32 Penroses


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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