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Latitude: 50.7101 / 50°42'36"N
Longitude: -2.9996 / 2°59'58"W
OS Eastings: 329516
OS Northings: 90530
OS Grid: SY295905
Mapcode National: GBR PG.NZNX
Mapcode Global: FRA 47L6.K6Y
Entry Name: All Hallows School Including Former Stables Adjoining West and Forecourt Area Wall and Gate Piers to North
Listing Date: 2 September 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098515
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87935
Location: Combpyne Rousdon, East Devon, Devon, DT7
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Combpyne Rousdon
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Combpyne with Rousdon
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 29 SE COMBPYNE ROUSDON ROUSDON
2.9.83 All Hallows School
including former stables
adjoining west and
forecourt area wall and
gate piers to north
Country house, formerly known as Rousdon. Now a school. Situated in landscaped
grounds overlooking the sea.
1874 by Sir Ernest George and T Vaughan in a C16 Franco-Flemish style for
Sir Henry W Peek MP, of Peek Frean biscuits. Large mansion built of flint rubble
with freestone dressings and some ornamental timber framing. Plain tile roof and
red brick dressings. Tall panelled red brick chimney stacks. North entrance front
has large timber framed gable supported on a two bay arcade to form a
porte-cochére. To left is a great hall with bay window with mullions and transoms.
To left is a large tower with a pyramidal roof. To the right of the entrance is a
sunken court with ramps on three sides, and tile-hung dormer windows in the roof.
The south garden front is asymmetrical. A basement with two storeys above. The
main feature of the front is three bay windows that rise to tile-hung and gabled
dormers. To the right an octagonal turret. To the left are two tile-hung gables
with timber-framing below, oversailing stone walls of ground floor. To left of this
a one storeyed block with hipped roof and central lantern with ogee roof.
Including the former stables immediately to the west, built around four sides of a
yard, with timber-framed gables and approached by an arched carriageway with a large
tower above and a tile-hung gable over the carrillon. Also including forecourt area
wall to north of house. Low flint rubble wall with moulded stone coping, four squat
ashlar gate piers with pyramidal and gabled caps and ramped buttresses.
Interior: Great Hall has arch braced roof, massive stone fireplace and stained
glass. Staircase lined with marble and corridors with mosaic floors figuratively
decorated depicting a variety of wild animals.
Listing NGR: SY2951690530
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