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HER Number:MDV33870
Name:Halwill, Church Laundry Room


C19 Church Room formerly used as the church laundry adjoining Higher Town farmhouse


Grid Reference:SX 427 994
Map Sheet:SX49NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalwill
Ecclesiastical ParishHALWILL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49NW/10/5
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LAUNDRY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Halwill, 55 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV20240.

Church room. Probably 1870s and contemporary with the restoration of Halwill Church. Ashlar masonry to the churchyard, weatherboarded on the north side, stone chimney at east gable end, slate roof. The church room was formerly used as the church laundry; it adjoins Town Farmhouse at the west, access to the first floor is from the churchyard. 2 storeys. The east gable end facing the churchyard is C19 gothic in style with a coped gable with kneelers and two 2-light cusped windows with square-headed hoodmoulds with label stops. Steps lead up to a door on the north side which is weather boarded with sash windows. Included for group value with the church.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV20240List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Halwill. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 55.

Associated Monuments

MDV1688Related to: Halwill, St Peter & St James (Building)
MDV1683Related to: Higher Town Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 4:36PM