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HER Number:MDV33183
Name:2 New St, Ceylon House, Chagford

Summary

Mid 19th century house. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof. House occupies a corner site, the main block is built along New Street facing north-west. Ceylon House forms part of an attractive group of listed buildings in the vicinity of St. Michaels Church.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 701 874
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/207
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1835 AD to 1875 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Depicted on the Tithe Map. Plot 43.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 122 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

No 2 New Street, Ceylon House. House. Mid 19th century. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof.
Plan: house occupies a corner site. The main block is built along New Street facing north-west. It has a 2-room plan with central entrance hall and staircase and end stacks. A 1-room plan rear wing with projecting end stack at an oblique angle on left end. Two storeys with attics.
Exterior: the front plaster is lightly incised as ashlar. Main block has symmetrical 3-window front of 12-pane sashes with 9-pane (3/6) sashes in the two gabled half dormers to the attics. Central doorway contains a 4-panel door overlight without its glazing bars and panelled reveals. Rear block has 1-window front of 12-pane sashes. Roof is gable-ended to right and hipped to left.
Interior not inspected.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

SX 7087 CHAGFORD NEW STREET, Chagford, 6/157 No 2 Ceylon House -GV II
House. Mid C19. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof.
Plan: house occupies a corner site. The main block is built along New Street facing north-west. It has a 2-room plan with central entrance hall and staircase and end stacks. A 1-room plan rear wing with projecting end stack at an oblique angle on left end. 2 storeys with attics.
Exterior: the front plaster is lightly incised as ashlar. Main block has symmetrical 3-window front of 12-pane sashes with 9-pane (3/6) sashes in the 2 gabled half dormers to the attics. Central doorway contains a 4-panel door overlight without its glazing bars and panelled reveals. Rear block has 1-window front of 12- pane sashes. Roof is gable-ende to right and hipped to left.
Interior not inspected. Ceylon House forms part of an attractive group of listed buildings in the vicinity of St. Michaels Church (q.v).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350463List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Chagford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 122.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87717 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV33162Related to: 10 High St and 1 New St, Chagford (Building)
MDV33179Related to: 6 New Street, Chagford (Building)
MDV114181Related to: Chagford town leats (Monument)
MDV8232Related to: St Michael's Church, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2016 10:40AM