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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.H9VN
Mapcode Global: FRA 27LX.C0K
Entry Name: South (Or Lower) Hele Including Range of Farm Buildings Adjoining North
Listing Date: 29 March 1960
Last Amended: 2 February 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162480
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99159
Location: Cornwood, South Hams, Devon, PL21
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Cornwood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 66 SW CORNWOOD HELE CROSS
South (or Lower) Hele
29-3-60 including range of
(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",
Listing NGR: SX6124860924
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