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Latitude: 50.7676 / 50°46'3"N
Longitude: -3.0568 / 3°3'24"W
OS Eastings: 325569
OS Northings: 96978
OS Grid: SY255969
Mapcode National: GBR PF.D26N
Mapcode Global: FRA 47H1.T3H
Plus Code: 9C2RQW9V+27
Entry Name: Shute House
Listing Date: 8 May 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1171008
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88152
Location: Shute, East Devon, Devon, EX13
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Shute
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Shute St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: English country house
SY 29 NE SHUTE HADDON ROAD
8.5.67 Shute House
Large country house in landscaped park. Divided into flats. Built 1787-90 for Sir
John Pole who in 1787 bought Old Shute House (Shute Barton) qv.
Large stuccoed house with slate hipped roof, parapet rusticated quoins and
stringcourses. North entrance front. Three storeys and basement and five bays.
Sash windows with glazing bars. Central round-arched pilastered portico in stone
Low flanking quadrant walls (screening service wings) with niches containing urns
and terminating in two storey, four bay pavilions, also with rusticated quoins,
parapets and hipped roofs.
South garden front 3:1:3 bays left and right full-height semi-circular bays with
sashes, some retaining glazing bars. Central flight of steps with cast iron
balustrade. First floor windows have iron balconettes. Set back right and left the
rear walls of the service wings have blind arcading. Interior: contains Adam style
rooms with moulded plaster ceilings, marble chimneypieces and staircase with wrought
iron balustrade. Contains a private theatre of circa 1900, in north east wing, the
moulded plaster ceiling and proscemium arch have been retained. Interior not
Listing NGR: SY2556996978
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