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Bicton Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Ive, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4985 / 50°29'54"N

Longitude: -4.3785 / 4°22'42"W

OS Eastings: 231409

OS Northings: 69228

OS Grid: SX314692

Mapcode National: GBR NK.KWPN

Mapcode Global: FRA 17QR.21D

Entry Name: Bicton Manor

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61341

Location: St. Ive, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Ive

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Ive

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/142 Bicton Manor


Manor house, now private house. Circa 1660s-80s central range, probably remains of
unfinished mansion built for Daniel Elliot. Extended on left-hand gable end and to
rear in late C18. Extended on right-hand gable end in 1850 (datestone), probably for
Lord Ashburton. Rendered rubblestone and cob with right-hand range rendered with
rendered quoins. Cement washed scantle slate roof on left with gable ends. Higher
slate roof to central range, raised. Right-hand range with still higher slate roof
in 1850 extension with gable end to left and 3 projecting gables to front
advancing and increasing in width to right. Rendered brick stack on left-hand gable
end. Rubblestone stack with slate strings on left gable end of central range,
positioned in front slope where roof has been raised. 4 diagonally set brick
cross-axial stacks in right-hand range. Plan altered with left-hand side extended to
rear in double depth plan.
2 storeys, asymmetrical 1:2:3 window front. Ground floor with late C19 2-light
casement on left and 2 late C19 2-light casements to centre. Above late C19 3-light
casement and two 2-light casements, all with glazing bars. Right-hand range with
projecting gabled porch with slate roof on right and double panelled doors. 4-
centred arch with C17 coat of arms reset in gable end. Comprising 4 'fleur de lis'
in chief and as many annulets in base, or. In central projecting bay, cross window
with glazing bars and in further projection to left, similar window. Plat band above
ground floor. 2 double 8-pane sashes and a double 2 over 4-pane sash to the right on
first floor. Right-hand side wall with canted bay window and 4-centred arch to door
on right.
Interior not inspected.
Daniel Elliot never completed his new mansion and in the 1870s Polsue remarks that
the entrance of the old house was allowed to remain, the walls were very thick and
contained many Gothic doorways.
J. Polsue Lake's Parochial History of the Country of Cornwall 1867-73 rp 1974

Listing NGR: SX3140969228

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