Poltimore House, Poltimore - East Devon

C16 country house with later additions. Acquired by a trust with funding from Historic England and the Local Planning Authority in 1997. Urgent works carried out in 1998 to make the building wind/weathertight. Emergency roof cover erected 2006. A feasibility study was undertaken 2007 with grant-aid from the Architectural Heritage Fund and Historic England. Historic England is offering technical advice to the trust to help find a repair solution for the house, but as of 2018 a comprehensive plan is still required.

Poltimore House, Poltimore - East Devon
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Poltimore House
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1098310
  • Local Planning Authority: East Devon
  • Site Type: Domestic > Country house


  • Building Name: Poltimore House
  • County: Devon
  • District / Borough: East Devon
  • Parish: Poltimore
  • Parliamentary Constituency: East Devon
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)