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HER Number:MDV33265
Name:Belmont, Mill Street, Chagford

Summary

Belmont, including front area railings. House now offices. Early 19th century plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with brick chimney shafts; slate roof. Depicted on the Tithe Map as part of a larger property to the west; subdivided in the later 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 699 875
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/203
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map as part of a larger property; one of the buildings listed under plot 96; 'Cottages and garden'.


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

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map; has been subdivided from the larger property shown on the Tithe Map by this time.


Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 113 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

Belmont, including front area railings. House now offices. Early 19th century plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with brick chimney shafts; slate roof.
A two room plan house with central entrance hall and staircase. It is built along the street facing north-east. Two storeys. The stucco front is lightly incised as ashlar. Apart from an elliptical headed arch to the passage it has a symmetrical three window front above a central doorway which contains a four panel door, overlight with margin panes, panelled reveals and a prominent doorcase of flat pilasters with moulded bases and caps and a moulded entablature. Sash windows.
Interior contains a good deal of original joinery and other detail including an open string stick baluster stair. A narrow strip of ground across the front is fenced by cast iron spear-headed railings set into granite coping.


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


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

SX 68 NE CHAGFORD MILL STREET, (south side), Chagford 3/145 Belmont, including front area - railings-GV II
House, now offices. Early C19 plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with brick chimney shafts; slate roof.
Plan: 2-room plan house with central entrance hall and staircase. It is built along the street facing north-east. Each room has a rear lateral stack and there is an open through passage to a rear courtyard at the right (north-western) end. 2 storeys.
Exterior: the stucco front is lightly incised as ashlar. At the right end is an elliptical-headed arch to the passage. Otherwise a symmetrical 3-window front above a central doorway which contains a 4-panel door, overlight with margin panes, panelled reveals and a prominent doorcase of flat pilasters with moulded bases and caps and a moulded entablature. Doorway is flanked by 16-pane sashes on each floor and first floor central 12-pane sash. Roof is parallel with the street running between the adjoining properties.
Interior contains a good deal of original joinery and other detail including an open string stick baluster stair. A narrow strip of ground across the front is fenced by cast iron spear-headed railings set into granite coping.

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. 113.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87789 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV122184Related to: 3-4 Gregory's Court, Chagford (Building)
MDV114210Related to: 4-6 Mill Street and 2 Gregory's Court, Chagford (Building)
MDV114212Related to: 5-7 Gregory's Court, Chagford (Building)
MDV114208Related to: 8 Mill Street, Chagford (Building)
MDV114122Related to: Methodist Chapel, Mill Street, Chagford (Building)
MDV33267Related to: Millbrook, Mill Street, Chagford (Building)
MDV114123Related to: The Chagford Inn, Mill Street (Building)
MDV114098Related to: The Vulcan Ironworks, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2016 12:35PM