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Latitude: 50.7945 / 50°47'40"N
Longitude: -3.2338 / 3°14'1"W
OS Eastings: 313134
OS Northings: 100161
OS Grid: ST131001
Mapcode National: GBR LV.ZBJW
Mapcode Global: FRA 463Z.XMN
Entry Name: The Deer Park Hotel
Listing Date: 22 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098047
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87095
Location: Buckerell, East Devon, Devon, EX14
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Buckerell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Buckerell St Mary and St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 10 SW
5/92 The Deer Park Hotel
Hotel. Circa late C18/early C19, possibly a remodelling of an earlier house.
Colourwashed and rendered; slate roof, concealed behind a parapet to the front block;
stacks with rendered shafts and grouped chimney-pots.
Plan: Long rectangular plan on a north/south axis, principal rooms facing the garden
at the south end, front door on the east elevation, service rooms to the north.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 7 bay garden (south) elevation with 2-storey bows
to left and right, each of 3 bays. Deep moulded cornice below the parapet, platband
at first floor level. The centre bay has a transomed, probably late C19 or C20
French window with glazing bars in a round-headed recess, the other windows all
appear to be original: a 12-pane sash with shutters to first floor centre, larger
similar sashes to the bows. The west (entrance) elevation has a mixture of C18 or
C19 sashes with small-panes, some tripartite, and a platband. The service wing, to
the right, is slightly set back. Internal porch in a 2-storey projection with a
pediment: the outer doorway flanked by paired columns with an entablature; 2-leaf
glazed inner front door with flanking glazed panels and a round-headed fanlight with
spoke glazing bars. The west elevation has late C18 or early C19 sash windows with
small panes and shutters, 2 ground floor canted bays are probably late C19 or C20
with high transomed French windows with glazing bars. At right angles to the west
elevation a probably Edwardian conservatory with a brick base and transomed lights
with round-headed arches and keyblocks.
Interior: Not thoroughly inspected but the principal rooms retain good mahogany
doors, cornices, Adam style fireplaces and a late C18/early C19 stair with turned
Polwhele refers to a "noted park" in Buckerell, "of which Deer Park is supposed to
have been the ancient lodge", History of Devonshire (p.p. 1793, 1974 edn., vol. II,
Listing NGR: ST1313400161
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