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Latitude: 50.8346 / 50°50'4"N
Longitude: -2.9828 / 2°58'58"W
OS Eastings: 330883
OS Northings: 104356
OS Grid: ST308043
Mapcode National: GBR M6.WN45
Mapcode Global: FRA 46MW.RQJ
Entry Name: The Court
Listing Date: 8 May 1967
Last Amended: 25 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098575
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87767
Location: Chardstock, East Devon, Devon, EX13
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Chardstock
Built-Up Area: Chardstock
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Chardstock St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
1. In the entry for CHARDSTOCK CHURCH STREET
(Previously listed as
The Entry shall be amended to read:
ST 3004 CHARDSTOCK CHURCH STREET
8.5.67 Chardstock Court
(previously listed as The
Former manor house of the Bishops of Salisbury.
Fabric of early C14 origin, refashioned in C15/16. Fell into disrepair in C20 and
interior is said to have been largely gutted and a new roof added.
Stone rubble with freestone dressings. Tiled roofs with coped gable ends. Two
storeys. W-shaped on plan. The original south-east wing has various medieval
fragments including cusped arch two light mullion window, various re-used arched
window heads and chamfered stone door frames. One doorway on north side has four
centred arch with a cinquefoil blocked circular window in gable above and a fragment
of a shield in apex above that. The stair tower on the north side has a quatrefoil
window with a two centred arch hood mould. The north-west wing also with a new
roof, two storeys, three bays, entirely refenestrated in mid C20. The south-west
wing is an entirely C20 rebuild.
Interior is said to have been gutted in C20 but in former list (dated 1960) the
following interior features were referred to: "Newel staircase, various plank and
muntin partitions, moulded ceiling beams and old fireplaces".
A detached range destroyed in circa 1930 had a C15 open timber roof.
It was the manor house of the Bishops of Salisbury and was crenellated in 1377 by
Listing NGR: ST3088304356
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