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The Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Chardstock, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87767

Location: Chardstock, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text


Chardstock Court
(Previously listed as
The Court.)

The Entry shall be amended to read:


The Court



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
Bishop Erghum.

Listing NGR: ST3088304356

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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