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Buzzacott Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Combe Martin, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1975 / 51°11'50"N

Longitude: -4.0036 / 4°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 260101

OS Northings: 146159

OS Grid: SS601461

Mapcode National: GBR KT.4TV3

Mapcode Global: VH4MD.K59B

Entry Name: Buzzacott Manor

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97032

Location: Combe Martin, North Devon, Devon, EX34

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Combe Martin

Built-Up Area: Combe Martin

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Combe Martin St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COMBE MARTIN BUZZACOTT ROAD
SS 64 NW
2/56 Buzzacott Manor
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25.2.65
GV II
Large house. Circa 1800 with late C19 alterations and extension to rear. Painted
stuccoed stone rubble. Hipped slate roof with massive central brick ridge stack
with 8 pots. Modillion cornice.
Main range rectangular on plan with principal room to each side of entrance hall
with principal staircase running up behind right-hand room, and servants staircase
to rear of left-hand room. Service wing, extended in late C19, to rear left side
forming overall L-shaped plan.
3 storeys. 5 bays. Symmetrical. 3 over 6 paned sashes to upper storey, otherwise
12-paned sashes, except to ground floor window to left of porch which was built out
in late C19 as bay window with double sash window. Tripartite sashes to central bay
above porch. Dentilled cornice to porch canopy supported on C20 replacement
columns. Panelled door surround with flanking engaged pilasters, fluted frieze and
6-panelled door.
3-window range to right end, the central windows are blind, those to the 2 upper
storeys containing Adam-style urns with swag decoration to the drums. Large pointed
arched Gothick stair window with intersecting glazing bars to rear lighting
principal staircase, and impressively tall 68 paned sash to left end lighting
servants stair.
Interior: pointed entrance hall and first floor landing archways with fluted
keystones and panelled soffits flanked by fluted pilasters. Dog-leg staircase with
wreathed handrail ramped up to turned newels, stick balusters and moulded string.
C19 joinery including 6-panelled doors principally intact.


Listing NGR: SS6010146159

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