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Latitude: 50.7958 / 50°47'44"N
Longitude: -3.7739 / 3°46'26"W
OS Eastings: 275077
OS Northings: 101082
OS Grid: SS750010
Mapcode National: GBR L3.Z5S2
Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZZ.PLC
Entry Name: Paschoe House Including Stone Wall to West and North
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325613
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96592
Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Colebrooke
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Colebrooke
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 79 SE
3/180 Paschoe House
including Stone Wall
II G V to West and North
The description shall be amended to read:-
Farmhouse. Circa 1850-60. Snecked mudstone rubble with ashlar quoins, dressed
Bathstone details, rubble chimney shafts with ashlar quoins and moulded cappings,
slate roofs. Imposing house in Tudor Gothic style. Double depth plan with
parallel gable end roofs. Two storeys and attic over cellar. The principal
(garden) front faces south but the main entrance is on the north side. On the
south front originally two main ground floor reception rooms of which the east
room was divided into two rooms in 1969. A central stack between the main rooms
serving back-to-back fireplaces. Against the stack a central lobby entrance
from the garden. Gable end stacks serve first floor end rooms. On the north
front the entrance doorway leads into a central stair hall: on the left a large
reception room with a projecting stack in the cross gabled east end of the north
wall, two service rooms with axial stack between to right of the hall.
Garden front: a symmetrical four window elevation with a central projecting single
storey porch flush with the fronts of a two storey gabled bay window to either
side and a further window on both floors to left and right. Each bay window
of four lights with mullions and upper transom and a ventilator in each gable.
Windows at either end are two lights with similar details: all are externally
ovolo moulded and contain fixed upper sashes and lower sashes which slide up
behind the transoms. All sashes have horizontal glazing bars. Central porch
has a Tudor arched doorway with moulded surround and carved foliage in the
spandrels; pair of panelled and glazed doors with overlight are probably original.
Parapet over porch has a central gable above an uninscribed panelled plaque.
Across the south front soffit moulded drip courses at first floor level and below
parapet. Parapet coping is carried around bay window gables and end gables.
The east double gable wall has three windows of one, two and three lights with
mullions and upper transoms with a ground floor canted bay window with embattled
parapet to right. The north (main) entrance elevation is also irregular with
three windows and stack to left. Left of centre the entrance doorway similar
to doorway on the south front. The drip course makes a small gablet above doorway.
A four light mullion and upper transom window above, a similar three light window
to right of centre and a small two light window at right. Central bays have
gablets with ventilators. In the west end wall a two-light stone mullioned window
to each floor and a single light window in the gable. At west end of north front,
a high stone wall is set back slightly and contains several blocked ovolo moulded
ground floor windows to former service wing. The wall returns to enclose a small
service courtyard and extends to north to connect Paschoe House with Paschoe
Cottage (qv). The return contains a blocked two-light ovolo moulded window and
a large Tudor arched carriageway with richly moulded jambs leading to the courtyard.
Interior: mostly original joinery and chimney pieces. South front reception
rooms have ornate jacobean style Bathstone chimney pieces. Large open well stair-
case with closed string, shaped newel posts and slender turned balusters.
SS 70 SE
Paschoe House including stone
wall to west and north
Farmhouse. Circa 1850-60. Snecked mudstone with ashlar quoins, Bathstone detail;
ashlar chimney shafts; slate roof.
House faces garden to south with double depth plan under parallel gable-ended
roofs. Front block has symmetrical 4-room layout with large central stack serving
back-to-back fireplaces to central rooms and end stacks to outer rooms. Central
doorway to lobby entrance. Rear block also has 4-room plan. Right (east) room
with projecting rear lateral stack, large stair right of centre and service rooms
to left (west) served by axial stack between. 2 storeys with cellar under rear
Tudor Gothic style. Symmetrical 5-bay 4-window garden front. Inner window bays
project forward square with gables over and contain 4-light mullion-and-upper-
transom windows and ventilators under gables. Outer bays have similar 2-light
windows. Central porch brought forward flush to fronts of bay windows and has
Bathstone doorway, a Tudor arch with moulded surround and carved foliage in
spandrels. It contains pair of panelled and glazed doors with overlight, probably
original. Parapet over porch includes small gable over an uninscribed panelled
plaque. Soffit-moulded drip courses at first floor level and below parapet with
coping carried round bay gables and main end gables. All stacks of ashlar with
soffit-moulded caps. All windows are externally ovolo-moulded and contain fixed
upper panes and lower sashes which slide up behind the transom. All include
gazing bars. Right (east) double gable has irregular 3-window front of 1, 2 and
3-light mullion-and-upper-transom windows and includes, ground floor right (rear),
a canted bay window with embattled parapet. Dripcourses are carried round
continuously from front to rear. Rear and main entrance elevation also irregular.
It is a 3-window front. Stack to left (east). Left of centre is main door similar
to front door. Drip course above makes a small gable and above that a 4-light
mullion-and-upper-transom window. Similar 3-light windows right of centre and
small 2-light windows at right end. Centre bays have gables over contains
ventilators . Plain casements in west end wall.
Interior includes much original joinery and most chimney pieces. Principal front
roam have ornate Jacobean-style Baths tone chimney pieces. Rear block has large
open yell staircase with closed string, shaped newel posts and slender turned
From left (west) end and set back a little from front a high stone wall extends
westwards stepping down and containing blind ovolo-moulded windows then returning
to rear to enclose service courtyard and which contains the stables, now garage.
From right (west) end of rear wall a high stone wall extends northwards connecting
Paschoe House to Paschoe Cottage (q.v.). It contains a blind 2-light ovolo-moulded
window and a large Tudor arched carriageway with richly-moulded surround to service
courtyard. There is said to have been a gatehouse upper room connecting house and
Listing NGR: SS7507701082
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