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Description: Doorway Adjoining North East Corner of Black Hall
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 101369
OS Grid Reference: SX7130157646
OS Grid Coordinates: 271301, 57646
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4046, -3.8124
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11.11.52 Doorway adjoining NE
corner of Black Hall
(formerly listed as
archway at Black
Doorway of former house, reused as garden gateway. Dated 1651. Granite.
Wide doorway with roll moulded segmental arch and jambs, the spandrels
carved with a scroll or arabesque design, the outer frame chamfered with a
small coat of arms above and date 1651; the whole framed by a label with
flowers carved in the stops. Reseat in a garden wall adjoining the north
east corner of Black Hall (qv).
From the mid C17 Black Hall was the seat of the Fowells of Fowellscombe,
their main seat in Ugborough parish (qv), and now in ruins. In 1815 Black
Hall was sold to Hubert Cornish who built the present house and reused this
doorway from the old house.
Listing NGR: SX7130157646
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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