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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in South Brent, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4274 / 50°25'38"N

Longitude: -3.8366 / 3°50'11"W

OS Eastings: 269645

OS Northings: 60227

OS Grid: SX696602

Mapcode National: GBR QC.GJ69

Mapcode Global: FRA 27VX.P4P

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99362

Location: South Brent, South Hams, Devon, TQ10

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: South Brent

Built-Up Area: South Brent

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Brent St Petroc

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SOUTH BRENT CHURCH STREET
SX 6960

14/82 Manor House

9-2-61

- II

Former Manor House. Circa early C16. Whitewashed stone rubble. Welsh slate roof
with gabled ends, heightened at north east end. Two storeys. Approximately five
window range. C19 and C20 sashes and casements. Two storey, gabled porch to right
of centre with chamfered two-centred arch doorway and large four-centre arch window
above with C19 window-frame. Stair turret in the angle to the left and projecting
chimney stack in the angle on front wall to the right. Also chimney stacks at
gable ends. Gabled stair turret at higher end at rear. Doorway and windows at
rear with chamfered wooden lintels. Dated 1802. Priory outbuilding range at lower
end to left (south west) now part of house. Interior: At lower end a wide open
fireplace with deeply chamfered wooden bressummer. Interior: Formerly an open
half with later floor inserted. Stone newel staircase beside front porch at lower
end and wooden newel stairs at higher end with ovolo moulded wooden doorframe at
top. Hall fireplace on front wall has chamfered granite jambs and C20 blocking.
Large open fireplace at lower end with long stopped chamfer wooden bressummer and
oven. Closely-spaced joists at lower end supported on new cross-beam. Most, if
not all, the roof trusses have been replaced.


Listing NGR: SX6964360224

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