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The Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chulmleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9123 / 50°54'44"N

Longitude: -3.8687 / 3°52'7"W

OS Eastings: 268726

OS Northings: 114196

OS Grid: SS687141

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.QZQ8

Mapcode Global: FRA 26SP.NMS

Entry Name: The Town Hall

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97254

Location: Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Chulmleigh

Built-Up Area: Chulmleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chulmleigh St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHULMLEIGH FORE STREET, (west side),
SS 6814 - 6914
Chulmleigh
7/76 The Town Hall
GV II
Town hall. 1846, altered in 1894. Rendered front gable end, otherwise unrendered
stone rubble with brick dressings. Slate roof with bracketted front gable end.
Plan: long, narrow rectangular plan, built gable end to street, the front and right
side formerly open at ground floor level, the arched openings infilled in late C19.
Central staircase with access from middle bay on right side.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Front gable end of 2 bays, with rusticated quoins and ground
floor below plat-band. Semi-circular arched windows to ground floor with vermiculated
keystones. Cambered arched windows to upper storey with rendered stone reveals and
aprons. Blind oculus to gable containing 1894 date. Right side of 7 bays of
infilled semi-circular brick arched openings to ground floor, with weathered
keystones, and semi-circular headed door of 2 panelled leaves to central bay. Upper
storey openings similar to front gable end with cambered arches and principally 16
paned hornless sashes, the 2nd bay from the right end is blocked, and second bay from
left end has larger opening with 24 paned sash.
In circa 1900 the arcades were enclosed and The Town Hall converted into a basket-
making workshop to provide labour for the poor of the town at the instigation of the
vicar of Chulmleigh, Rev. Marsden Gibson.


Listing NGR: SS6872614196

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