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Torrings, Chivelstone

Description: Torrings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100709

OS Grid Reference: SX7799836502
OS Grid Coordinates: 277998, 36502
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2159, -3.7113

Location: Chivelstone, Devon TQ7 2BY

Locality: Chivelstone
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 2BY

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Listing Text

CHIVELSTONE EAST PRAWLE
SX 73 NE
9/14 Torrings

II

House formerly farmhouse. Circa late C17 or early C18 with C20 alterations.
Colour-washed stone rubble walls. Gable ended thatch roof. 2 stone rubble
stacks, one axial and one at right gable end.
Plan: 3-room plan with narrow room at left-hand end, through which house is
entered and 2 larger rooms each heated by a fireplace in the end wall. Between
them is an inserted C20 staircase. Later C18 or early C19 barn added at left-hand
end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front mainly of circa early C20 4-
pane sashes but also 2 single-light C20 casements. Leanto C20 porch to left with
stable-type door. Barn at left-hand end, built partly into the hillside with a
wide doorway towards the right-hand end and a smaller one further up.
Interior: much altered in C20, beams have been replaced and fireplaces altered.


Listing NGR: SX7799436501

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Source: English Heritage

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