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Forest Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Mamhead, Devon

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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

SX 98 SW

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


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
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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