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Latitude: 50.4399 / 50°26'23"N
Longitude: -3.9918 / 3°59'30"W
OS Eastings: 258655
OS Northings: 61902
OS Grid: SX586619
Mapcode National: GBR Q4.8LG1
Mapcode Global: FRA 27JW.NN4
Entry Name: Cholwich Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 March 1960
Last Amended: 2 February 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107486
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99131
Location: Cornwood, South Hams, Devon, PL21
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Cornwood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 56 SE CORNWOOD CHOLWICH TOWN
29-3-so Cholwich Farmhouse
GV (formerly listed as
II Cholwick Town)
Farmhouse, formerly a manor house.
Circa C16; possibly earlier origin. Rendered granite rubble with granite dressings.
Low-pitched slate roof with gabled and hipped ends. L-shaped on plan with gables to
north-east and south-west. Two storeys. Asymmetrical fenestration. The south-west
gable has depressed arch granite doorway and window both with roll mouldings.
Granite hollow-chamfered window frames some with mullions intact. Three-light window
to ground floor of north wing with chamfered depressed arch doorway to side. Similar
doorway to wall opposite enclosing yard to north. Large granite chimney stack with
set-offs on east gable end.
Including outbuilding adjoining north-west which has blocked depressed arch doorway to
yard, and hollow-chamfered window frames. The roof is clad in corrugated iron.
Interior: ceiling beams and open fireplaces. Moulded wood doorways and old
rail-studded doors. The Cholwiches settled here in early C13 until the last of the
family died in 1835 Ref W G Hoskins - Devon.
Listing NGR: SX5865561902
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