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The Palm House and Garden Wall to the East and South

A Grade II Listed Building in Mamhead, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6163 / 50°36'58"N

Longitude: -3.5017 / 3°30'6"W

OS Eastings: 293856

OS Northings: 80693

OS Grid: SX938806

Mapcode National: GBR P2.31TD

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KF.TW9

Entry Name: The Palm House and Garden Wall to the East and South

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85963

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 MAMHEAD
SX 98 SW

5/315 The Palm House and garden wall to
- the east and south


GV II


Palm house converted to dwelling, sited in the former kitchen garden to Mamhead House
(now Dawlish College q.v.). Probably mid C19, converted into a house in late C20.
Whitewashed and rendered; 1980s slate roof, hipped at ends, formerly with a flat roof
behind a parapet. Brick garden wall to the east, returning to the south, possibly
earlier.
Plan: Rectangular on plan, formerly open to the roof with an arcaded glazed front.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 5-bay front with giant pilasters flanking rounded openings with
moulded arches springing from plain caps, the lower tier openings square-headed, all
openings glazed-in. 4 1980s round-headed attic dormers, the dormers interrupting the
moulded cornice of the old parapet. A right-angled section of tall brick garden wall
to the east, returning to the south is ramped on the south section and ends in a
square section brick pier crowned with a stone urn.
Interior: Not inspected.
In spite of the alterations this remains an impressive building: group value with
Brinshill and the terrace walls.


Listing NGR: SX9385680693

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