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Putsborough Manor House and Attached Barn to Rear Including Garden Walls on 3 Sides to Front of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Georgeham, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1404 / 51°8'25"N

Longitude: -4.2192 / 4°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 244851

OS Northings: 140242

OS Grid: SS448402

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.8DYW

Mapcode Global: VH3Q0.TLBN

Entry Name: Putsborough Manor House and Attached Barn to Rear Including Garden Walls on 3 Sides to Front of House

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98402

Location: Georgeham, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Georgeham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Georgeham St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


2/150 Putsborough Manor House and
- attached barn to rear including
25.2.65 garden walls on 3 sides to front
- of house


House, early Cl7. Rubble, rendered to the upper storey and surrounds to ground
floor openings. Thatch roof with gable end rubble stacks, axial stack and lateral
stack to rear enclosed in 2-storey outshut. Half-hipped, thatched roof to barn.
Essentially 3-cell and cross-passage plan to main range but internal partitions
altered, the hall now divided. Part of dwelling extends into the barn at rear at
right angles to main range forming L-shape and further outbuilding adjoining at
lower end converted into part of dwelling in early C20 with partly rounded single
storey extension to the rear with thatched roof in the left side angle of the L-
shape. 2 storeys. 8 window range of 2-light casements 9 panes with 3 panes
above, each light with eyebrow dormers. Off-centre projecting porch with half-
hipped thatch roof. Panelled porch door, half-glazed with 9 panes and margin
glazing bars. All ground floor casements are 2-lights with 8 panes each light
except for French windows inserted at upper end. Wide hall fireplace with
chamfered lintel, and chamfered and stopped ceiling beam. Chamber over lower end
has moulded plaster cornice and plaster roundel on one wall initialled AH and dated
1712 (q.v. Home House, Croyde). Roughly hewn Cl7 trusses and purlins intact. The
rear barn extension incorporates early doorway with ovolo-moulded surround with
scroll stops and early ledged door of 5 boards with nailed cover strips. The barn
has 2 exposed raised cruck trusses with nailed collars and 2 sets of trenched
purlins. Rubble walls with various upright stone cappings enclosing garden on 3
sides to front of house with small doorway with Jacobethan door to front wall on
left side.

Listing NGR: SS4485140242

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