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HER Number:MDV74444
Name:Gateway northeast of Black Hall


Gateway to the northeast of Black Hall reused form the earlier house


Grid Reference:SX 713 576
Map Sheet:SX75NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Huish
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH HUISH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1952, North Huish (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340733.

Doorway adjoining the northeast corner of Black Hall (formerly listed as archway at Black Hall). Doorway of former house, reused as garden gateway. Dated 1651. Granite. Wide doorway with roll moulded segmental arch and jambs, the spandrels carved with a scroll or arabesque design, the outer frame chamfered with a small coat of arms above and date 1651; the whole framed by a label with flowers carved in the stops. Reset in a garden wall adjoining the north east corner of Black Hall. From the mid 17th century Black Hall was the seat of the Fowells of Fowellscombe, their main seat in Ugborough parish and now in ruins. In 1815 Black Hall was sold to Hubert Cornish who built the present house and reused this doorway from the old house. Other details: LBS No 101369.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340733List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1952. North Huish. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV7302Related to: Black Hall (Building)
MDV74443Related to: Gateway northwest of Black Hall (Building)
MDV7303Related to: Medieval Cross at Black Hall (Monument)
MDV38152Related to: Medieval Settlement at Black Hall (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 27 2009 2:49PM