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South (Or Lower) Hele Including Range of Farm Buildings Adjoining North

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornwood, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4317 / 50°25'54"N

Longitude: -3.955 / 3°57'17"W

OS Eastings: 261248

OS Northings: 60924

OS Grid: SX612609

Mapcode National: GBR Q5.H9VP

Mapcode Global: FRA 27LX.C0K

Plus Code: 9C2RC2JW+M2

Entry Name: South (Or Lower) Hele Including Range of Farm Buildings Adjoining North

Listing Date: 29 March 1960

Last Amended: 2 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99159

ID on this website: 101162480

Location: Tor, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Cornwood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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South (or Lower) Hele
29-3-60 including range of
farm buildings
adjoining north
(south (or lower) Hele
only previously listed)


Farmhouse and farm buildings.
Circa C16/17 with later alterations. Rendered stone with granite dressings. Slate
hipped roof. Two storeys. Three window range. C19/20 casements in enlarged
openings. Two of ground floor windows have original lintels of what were stone
mullion windows. C20 gabled porch at centre with panelled and glazed door. Stone
chimneystack at higher end. Wing at rear of higher end with half-hipped roof and
forming L-shaped plan. Outshuts and chimneystack on rear wall. Byre at lower end
with some stone mullion windows with hoodmoulds, possibly revised.
Interior of north wing a chamfered ceiling beam with pyramid stops possibly reused.
Including range of farm buildings adjoining at rear (north). Built around 3 sides of
a farmyard with the house on the south side. Circa C18. Granite with corrugated iron
roofs. Barns and cattlesheds. Through the east range a segmental arched cartway.
Hele was the seat of the Heles an important South Devon family and considerable
landowners in C16 and C17. Reference: W C Hoskins "A New Survey of England, Devon",
page 376.

Listing NGR: SX6124860924

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