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The Thatches and Coolings Farmhouse, Chivelstone

Description: The Thatches and Coolings Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100711

OS Grid Reference: SX7814536582
OS Grid Coordinates: 278145, 36582
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2167, -3.7093

Location: Higher Park, Chivelstone, Devon TQ7 2DD

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

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Listing Text

SX 73 NE
The Thatches and Coolings Farmhouse
G. V.

Pair of houses originally probably one house. Circa mid Cl7 extended probably in
C18, altered in circa early C20. Colour-washed stone rubble walls. Hipped thatch
roof. Brick stack on end wall of The Thatches and axial stack between the 2
Plan: L-shaped plan likely to have been built as one house. The Thatches has a
2-room plan with heated room to the left, the right-hand room was apparently
formerly a workshop and only converted in the late C19 or early C20. Coolings
extends as a wing from the left-hand end, basically of 2-room plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front to The Thatches of mainly C20
casements apart from a late C19 or early C20 6-pane sash window on the 1st floor
to left of centre. C20 panelled and glazed door to right of centre. C19 leanto
projecting from left-hand end with C20 glazed porch in front. Behind the leanto
is the wing forming Coolings Farmhouse which has 2 late C20 single-pane casements
to left of the leanto. Its entrance is through an early C20 outshut on its rear
Interior: The Thatches has ovolo-moulded ceiling beams in left-hand room and
timber winder stairs at the rear.

Listing NGR: SX7814536582

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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