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Cadhay House

A Grade I Listed Building in Ottery St. Mary, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7586 / 50°45'30"N

Longitude: -3.2924 / 3°17'32"W

OS Eastings: 308937

OS Northings: 96238

OS Grid: SY089962

Mapcode National: GBR P7.0QGF

Mapcode Global: FRA 37Z2.R4R

Entry Name: Cadhay House

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397194

Location: Ottery St. Mary, East Devon, Devon, EX11

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Ottery St. Mary

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ottery St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CADHAY
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Cadhay House
SY 09 NE 3/93 28.4.52.
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2.
Cl6 on site of earlier mansion. A very fine stone mansion. 2 storey with
attics. Slate roof. North front has 2 stepped gables, each with external chimney
with offsets. 2 similar chimneys on inner sides flanking 2-storey slightly
projecting porch with stepped gable. Pedimented doorhood. Door opening has
rusticated surround. Many alterations were made by an owner, Peere Williams
who bought the house in 1736. To him are attributed the many Georgian features.
East front has 2 flanking 3-storey bays with gables, finials and stone mullion
windows. In centre is a 5-sided bay containing the stairs. Garden front has
2 gables with external chimneys, and in centre a 2-storey porch with 3-centred
arches each side of the door. In middle of building is an enclosed court, the
"Court of the Sovereigns ." Over the doors in each Side is a carved figure,
Henry VIII and his 3 children, each standing in a very fine ribbed canopy with
pilasters. Inside, the hall has been roofed over. The ceiling has never been
removed as it is a very fine one, coved with plaster decorated centre. There
is a good carved stone fireplace. The beams of the hall can be seen in the
room above. The hammer beams have gone but the semi-circular principals are
moulded. The Elizabethan gallery remains on the 1st floor at the south side
of the house. An article with illustrations of Cadhay House is in Country Life,
18.1.1913.

Listing NGR: SY0893796238

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