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Latitude: 50.5147 / 50°30'52"N
Longitude: -3.8254 / 3°49'31"W
OS Eastings: 270680
OS Northings: 69909
OS Grid: SX706699
Mapcode National: GBR QD.GT7Q
Mapcode Global: FRA 27WP.TSL
Entry Name: Holne Cott
Listing Date: 27 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308626
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99282
Location: Holne, South Hams, Devon, TQ13
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Holne
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Holne St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 76 NW
4/180 Holne Cott
House, formerly hunting lodge to Holne Park. Circa late C18 or early C19 remodelled
and extended in circa 1840, since reduced in size by demolition of east end.
Stuccoed stone rubble. Asbestos slate roof, with gabled ends with pierced wavey
bargeboards and pendants. The east and front gables have moulded bargeboards,
probably later replacements. Rear wing has pierced wavey eaves fascia. Asym-
metrical design in Tudor gothic style with gabled cross wing to right hand of obtuse
angle to main range. Circa mid C19 wing at right angles to rear of crosswing. Left
hand (east) end reduced in height to single storey and roofless. 2 storeys. 3-window
range overall. Right hand bay is gable end of cross wing. At centre of main
2-window range to left is a gabled porch with moulded bargeboards and pendant, flush
panel doors and 2-light side windows. Windows are 3-light ovolo moulded mullion-
transom casements with glazing bars and with pointed arch glazing bars in top
lights. Window to right of porch is same but 2-lights. Right-hand return of cross
wing has square bay with similarly designed windows and ariel on timber brackets.
Parallel rear wing, the first floor overhangs and is supported on timber posts.
Interior has some late C18 and early C19 joinery including panelled doors and
architraves and fielded panel shutters. Between main range and cross wing a moulded
elleptical arch with keyblock and pilasters. Early to mid C19 staircase with turned
balusters. Drawing room has recently installed late C19 Art Nouveau marble chimney-
piece with horseshoe shaped arch decorated with carved horsechestnut foliage and the
spandrels decorated in Art Nouveau style with lilly leaves swirling like drapery.
Inside there is a print depicting a landscape, inscribed "Scene from the window of
Holne Cottage. The property of Sir B Wrey, Bart", published by F C Lewis 1820.
Listing NGR: SX7068069909
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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