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Cholwich Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornwood, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99131

Location: Cornwood, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Cornwood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 56 SE CORNWOOD CHOLWICH TOWN
6/26
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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