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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141782
English Heritage Legacy ID: 64921
Location: Morwenstow, Cornwall, EX23
Civil Parish: Morwenstow
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Morwenstow
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SS 21 SW MORWENSTOW SHOP
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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