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Higher Chillaton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Milton Abbot, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6147 / 50°36'52"N

Longitude: -4.2249 / 4°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 242688

OS Northings: 81802

OS Grid: SX426818

Mapcode National: GBR NS.BLLW

Mapcode Global: FRA 271F.V62

Entry Name: Higher Chillaton House

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92448

Location: Milton Abbot, West Devon, Devon, PL16

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Milton Abbot

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 48 SW MILTON ABBOT

6/206 Higher Chillaton House
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II


Farmhouse. Circa 1860s. Stone rubble with gabled and hipped roofs with crested
ridge tiles, stone dressings. 2 projecting stone stacks have coped granite set-offs
and moulded granite caps. High Victorian with an irregular plan. 2 storeys. The
(east) garden elevation consists of a 3-window south block gabled at the left end
with the roof gabled to the front over the right-hand window and a chamfered granite
string at first floor level. To the right a front projecting wing is gabled to the
front with a stone porch with a steep lean-to roof in the right angle between the
south block and the wing. Deep plinth and deep eaves carried out on moulded stone
brackets to the front gables. The ground floor window left, 3 stepped lights with a
chamfered stone architrave has been converted to a French window when a C20
conservatory was added to the left of the porch. The porch has a chamfered pointed
arched doorway with polychromatic banding round the head of the arch and a slit
window above. A 3-light C16 square-headed granite mullioned window with a hoodmould
and carved label stops (mullions replaced) has been incorporated in the left return
of the porch. First floor window left is a paired sash with a chamfered granite
lintel, sill and common central jamb. The roof is gabled to the front over the
right-hand window of the south block which is a pointed arched sash with Gothick
glazing bars in the head below voussoirs and a keystone. The ground floor window in
the wing is a 3-light canted bay with 4-pane sashes and a stone architrave. Above
the bay window is a pair of pointed arched sashes with Gothick glazing bars with
polychromatic banding round the heads of the arches, a chamfered granite sill and a
stopped chamfered common jamb. A trefoil ventilator is in the gable. The south
elevation of the house is more regular with 3-bays of 12-pane sashes with granite
sills.
Interior Contemporary internal features survive including 2 chamfered arched stone
doorways, a 3-light stone mullioned unglazed internal stair window with a square-head
and cusped lights and a stair with chamfered stick balusters. 1 ground floor room
has a ceiling with exposed joists and a cross beam and the principal bedroom has a
ceiling divided into panels by trefoil pierced ribs. Some contemporary fireplaces
also intact.
Chillaton House is an unusually ambitions and large 1860s farmhouse for the region.


Listing NGR: SX4268881802

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