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The Deanery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7222 / 50°43'19"N

Longitude: -3.5311 / 3°31'52"W

OS Eastings: 292015

OS Northings: 92511

OS Grid: SX920925

Mapcode National: GBR P0.Q5VG

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.G51

Entry Name: The Deanery

Listing Date: 29 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88935

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX1

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: St David's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Exeter Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CATHEDRAL CLOSE
1.
1092
The Deanery
SX 9192 NE 2/132 29.1.53.
SX 9292 NW 3/132
SX 9192 SE 5/132
SX 9292 SW 6/132
II* GV
2.
On the site of Nunnery of St Augustine, but re-built as Deanery probably C15. Chapel
of this date, much restored. Great Hall, at south-west end, is now 2 storeys stone
building with round-headed windows. These contained C18 Peckett glass, but were
badly damaged 4 May 1942. Lower room is C16 or early C17 with contemporary panelling,
plaster frieze and ceiling. Dining room fireplace was removed here from demolished
house called the Chantry. North-east end of house largely modern. Built in a
variety of materials with red brick and Heavitree stone walls and slate and tile
roofs. C15 Great Hall has an arch-braced timber roof in 4 bays; Minstrels gallery.
Other good features of C16, C17 and C18, all restored 1973.
All listed buildings in Cathedral Close form a group.


Listing NGR: SX9203492514

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