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Forest Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Mamhead, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6238 / 50°37'25"N

Longitude: -3.5032 / 3°30'11"W

OS Eastings: 293764

OS Northings: 81531

OS Grid: SX937815

Mapcode National: GBR P2.2FDX

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KF.718

Entry Name: Forest Gate

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85951

Location: Mamhead, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Mamhead

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MAMHEAD
SX 98 SW

5/303 Forest Gate, shown on OS map as
11.11.52 Arch Lodge


GV II


Lodge to Mamhead House (q.v. Dawlish College). Designed by Salvin (old list
description), who rebuilt Mamhead House 1828-1833 for Sir R. W. Newman Bart. Severe
late C20 alterations. Red sandstone with a thatched roof ; stack with paired stone
shafts.
Plan: Approximately rectangular with a rounded wing on the east side, overlooking the
road, with a verandah. A castellated single-storey addition at the south-east corner
is probably late C20.
Exterior: Single-storey and attic. The east elevation has a rounded end with the
thatch brought down over a verandah on posts and 4-light windows with pointed arched
leaded panes, attic dormer in thatch. Front door (C19 plank and cover strip) on the
right return which has an enlarged C20 4-light window and 2 attic dormers in the
thatch with curly bargeboards, pendants and C20 casements. The rear (west) elevation
is gabled with pierced curly bargeboards and 1-light C20 windows in original
chamfered stone frames. Flight of rounded steps up to a C20 door in the outshut on
the south side, outshut with 2 3-light casements on the south side.
Interior: Modernized.


Listing NGR: SX9383780929

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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