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Delamore House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornwood, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4225 / 50°25'20"N

Longitude: -3.971 / 3°58'15"W

OS Eastings: 260082

OS Northings: 59922

OS Grid: SX600599

Mapcode National: GBR Q4.9ZQB

Mapcode Global: FRA 27KY.4R5

Entry Name: Delamore House

Listing Date: 2 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99140

Location: Cornwood, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Cornwood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

Delamore House


Large country house in its own park.
Dated 1859. By J P St Aubyn, for Admiral George Parker. Gothic style. Granite
ashlar. Steeply pitched gabled slate roof. Two storeys and attic. The entrance
front to north is asymmetrical. Left hand projects with buttressed corner and 2
asymmetrical gables with oriel between, large 4-light traceried stair window to right
and 2 smaller traceried windows to left, all with geometric tracery. Two-centred arch
doorway with shield, monogram AFP and date 1859 in tympanum. Centre recessed, with
straight headed stone mullion windows and dormers. Right hand 3-storeyed porch with
corner buttresses with set-offs and ogee head lights to top storey window and finial
over the roof. Lower service wings project at right angles to right.
South garden front is symmetrical, 5 bays, left and right gabled projections, gabled
at centre and with 2-storey canted bays. Large granite chimneystacks with weathering.

Listing NGR: SX6008259922

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