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Latitude: 50.8256 / 50°49'32"N
Longitude: -3.6138 / 3°36'49"W
OS Eastings: 286432
OS Northings: 104133
OS Grid: SS864041
Mapcode National: GBR LB.XBBH
Mapcode Global: FRA 369X.KXK
Entry Name: Higher Chilton
Listing Date: 4 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107034
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96487
Location: Cheriton Fitzpaine, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Cheriton Fitzpaine
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cheriton Fitzpaine
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
CHERITON FITZPAINE CHILTON LANE, Chilton
SS 80 SE
- Higher Chilton
Farmhouse. Late C17, possibly C16 core, remodelled in early C19. Plastered cob on
rubble footings; rubble stacks with plastered brick chimney shaft; thatched roof.
3-room-and-cross-passage plan house facing east, Passage now contains C19 stair and
2 rooms to right are separated by axial stack. Room to left has disused stack
projecting from end wall. Rear service block to rear of left room was demolished in
1952. 2 storeys. Regular 4-window front late C19 and replacement C20 pine
casements, all with glazing bars. All are 3-light casements except the 2-light
example over the front door left of centre. Door is C20. Roof is hipped each end.
Interior is largely result of superficial C19 refurbishment but rooms either side of
entrance have late C17 square-sectioned crossbeams exposed and room to right of
entrance has an enormous volcanic ashlar fireplace with a chamfered oak lintel.
First floor includes some late C17 doors hung on H hinges with trefoil finials.
Intact late C17 roof of 5 bays carried on tie beam trusses with pegged lap-jointed
Listing NGR: SS8643204133
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