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Hampstead Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Littlehempston, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4423 / 50°26'32"N

Longitude: -3.6853 / 3°41'7"W

OS Eastings: 280425

OS Northings: 61624

OS Grid: SX804616

Mapcode National: GBR QM.SLWG

Mapcode Global: FRA 375W.G2N

Entry Name: Hampstead Manor

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Last Amended: 21 May 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324864

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100597

Location: Littlehempston, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Littlehempston

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Littlehempston St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 86 SW LITTLEHEMPSTON

5/49 Hampstead Manor (formerly
listed as Hampstead)
9.2.61

- II*

House, formerly a farmhouse. C16 north wing with circa late C16/early Cl7 south
wing. Stone rubble. Slate roof with gabled and half-hipped ends. Two storeys.
Four window range. Various casements. Moulded doorframe at centre to cross-
passage with moulded panelled door. Similar moulded doorframe at rear of
cross-passage. Cross-wing at south end has roof with half-hipped end at front
and at rear gabled with two large window openings on ground and first floors
with large ovolo moulded lintels. Ground floor has three-light ovolo moulded
wooden mullion window. On either side of cross-wing a stone external chimney
stack with set-offs. Another rendered chimney stack at north gable end. Circa
early C19 outbuilding at south end, now part of house. Interior: north wing has
jointed cruck trusses. Cross-passage has plank and muntin screens with bead
moulding to muntins. Heavy moulded wooden doorframe from cross-passage with
baluster-shaped carved stops. Similar doorframe above on first floor. At north
end open fireplace with massive wooden bressummer and oven, framed open-well
staircase with chamfered handrail, square newels with moulded tops, wide
unmoulded closed string, and square chamfered balusters. Cross-wing has large
unchamfered ceiling beams supported on wooden corbels on braces. First floor
room above has fireplace with moulded bressummer. In the roof of the cross-wing
there is said to be date 1647 and arms of the Earls of Arundel.


Listing NGR: SX8042561624

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