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The Manor House Including Studio and Workshop Adjoining to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Clyst Hydon, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8049 / 50°48'17"N

Longitude: -3.3687 / 3°22'7"W

OS Eastings: 303654

OS Northings: 101491

OS Grid: ST036014

Mapcode National: GBR LP.YLD7

Mapcode Global: FRA 36TZ.5F7

Plus Code: 9C2RRJ3J+XG

Entry Name: The Manor House Including Studio and Workshop Adjoining to North

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86784

ID on this website: 101098171

Location: Clyst Hydon, East Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Clyst Hydon

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clyst Hydon St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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2/24 The Manor House including studio
and workshop adjoining to north

Large house. Circa 1830 with some late C19 improvements, and late C19 extensions.
Plastered brick and local stone rubble;stone rubble and brick stacks with plastered
chimneyshafts; slate roofs.
Plan: double pile house facing south-east. It is 2 rooms wide. The left front
room has a front lateral and the smaller right room has an axial stack backing onto
the cross passage between the 2 rooms. This passage leads to an axial passage
between the front and back rooms and which contains 2 straight flight staircases.
There are 3 rear rooms including the kitchen with an axial stack backing onto the
small right rear room and the principal parlour, the rear left room, which projects
further to rear and it has a rear end stack. In the late C19 a brick entertainments
or billiard room was built onto the north corner and soon after a village hall was
built behind that. Circa 1980 the entertainments/billiard room was floored and
converted to an office and the former village hall was converted to a workshop.
The main house is 2 storeys and there are lean-to service outshots across the north-
east side.
Exterior: asymmetrical 4-window front, mostly 12-pane sashes but including a ground
floor canted bay window right of centre in which the front contains a tripartite
sash with a central 15-pane sash. The front doorway is slightly right of centre and
it contains a French window with an overlight containing a pattern of coloured
glass. Deep eaves are carried on pairs of shaped brackets. The south-west garden
front has a 3:2:3 - window front of mostly 12-pane sashes. The 3-window sections
are in full height canted bays. The axial passage doorway is right of centre and it
contains a part-glazed C19 door. The back of the main block contains a number of
C19 casements containing rectangular panes of leaded glass to the service rooms and
12-pane sashes to the higher status rooms.
The former entertainment/billiard room and village hall project from the northern
corner and face west. Next to the house is the entertainment/billiard room which is
a tall brick building including bands of cream coloured brick with nailhead
ornamentation. Its front projects forward and is semi-hexagonal with buttresses on
the corners. Each front faces contains an oculus window high in the wall and the
roof is hipped with a terracotta finial at the apex. The former village hall is
also brick and has a 2-window front with buttresses between; full height mullion-
and-transom window. Its roof is gable-ended to left and hipped to right.
Interior: contains a great deal of original joinery and other detail. It has been
little modernised in the C20. The best room is the large principal parlour which
has a marble chimneypiece and ornamental plaster cornices and ceiling rose.
The Manor with its grounds, the Manor Lodge (q.v) and the boundary wall (q.v) form
an important group on the eastern approach to the village.

Listing NGR: ST0365401491

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