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Chapel Farmhouse, Outbuilding Adjoining at North and Walls Adjoining at West and East

A Grade II Listed Building in Morwenstow, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.9059 / 50°54'21"N

Longitude: -4.5184 / 4°31'6"W

OS Eastings: 223028

OS Northings: 114849

OS Grid: SS230148

Mapcode National: GBR K3.R95Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 16FQ.1HV

Entry Name: Chapel Farmhouse, Outbuilding Adjoining at North and Walls Adjoining at West and East

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64921

Location: Morwenstow, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Morwenstow

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Morwenstow

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/116 Chapel Farmhouse, outbuilding
- adjoining at north and walls
adjoining at west and east

Farmhouse, outbuilding adjoining at north and walls to the west and east. Formerly
1 property with Chapel House. Circa. 1860s. Stone rubble with polychromatic stone
and brick dressings, slate roofs. 1 projecting stone stack with tumbled brick
shaft, others brick shafts on ridges. Asymmetrical plan of 2 connected ranges
forming L plan round inner courtyard, courtyard entered through 2 centred archway
in wall to east. Further wall projecting to west of front has similar archway.
Free Gothic vernacular style with deep hipped roofs and good polychromatic
detailing. Asymmetrical 2-window front with roof hipped at left end, right end
adjoins Chapel House. Front left slightly advanced under separate hipped roof.
Long C20 porch under sloping slate roof. Ground floor window left 2-light casement
under segmental recess below segmental arch. Casement has 6 panes per light, upper
lights canted to give Gothic appearance. First floor window left 3-light casement,
6 panes per light with similar treatment to upper panes. First floor window right
is a large gabled dormer with a similar 2-light casement in pointed arch recess
with blind tympanum. Decorative brickwork to gable. Projecting from front left a
tall stone wall with brick archway with keystone. Wall has stone and brick
capping. Similar wall with archway leading into inner courtyard to east has 3
courses of brick capping. Single-storey outbuilding with gabled end adjoining at
north forms part of inner courtyard wall. Interior not inspected.
Chapel Farm was formerly the service rooms and stables to Chapel House where the
Reverend R S Hawker, poet, antiquary and vicar of Morwenstow, met his second wife.

Listing NGR: SS2302814849

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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