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HER Number:MDV33266
Name:Claremont Guest House, Chagford

Summary

Mid-19th century house. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof. Used as a guest house in the late 1980s at the time of listing.

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/202
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1835 AD to 1865 AD (Between))

Full description

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, 113 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

Claremont Guest House, including front area railings. Former house. Circa 1850. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof.
Double depth plan house built along the street facing south-west. Central entrance hall. Main stair to rear. Gable end stacks. Two storeys with attics. Symmetrical three window front of eight pane sashes with flat stucco architraves with pedimented heads arranged without glazing bars. Plain projecting eaves. Attic dormers to rear. Gable ended roof.
A narrow strip of ground across the front is fenced by 19th century cast iron railings with square panelled gate posts set in granite ashlar 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, (north side), Chagford 3/144 Claremont Guest House, - including front area railings-GV II
Guest house, former house. Circa 1850. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof.
Plan: double depth plan house built along the street facing south-west. Central entrance hall with the main stair staggered to rear. Each side are front and back rooms heated by gable end stacks. Secondary 1-room block at right angles to rear of the right rear room. 2 storeys with attics.
Exterior: symmetrical 3-window front of 8-pane sashes with flat stucco architraves with pedimented heads arranged around central front doorway which contains a 2-panel door with an overlight without glazing bars. The doorway has a flat stucco architrave and above is a moulded hood on fluted corbels. Plain projecting eaves and gable-ended roof with attic dormers to rear.
Interior not inspected.
A narrow strip of ground across the front is fenced by C19 cast iron railings with square panelled gate posts set in granite ashlar coping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. 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: #87790 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV80547Related to: 22 Mill Street, Chagford (Building)
MDV114181Related to: Chagford town leats (Monument)
MDV33267Related to: Millbrook, Mill Street, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 1 2016 10:38AM