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North Devon (District Authority)
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SS 58507 23587


ATHERINGTON SS 52 SE 5/1 Ashley Manor House

3.10.75 - II

House, used as school until 1984, presently unoccupied. Circa 1830-40, extended in late C19. Painted stucco. Lead rolls to hipped slate roofs with deep eaves. Off ridge stacks of yellow brick. 2 principal rooms on the garden front to right (E) of hall passage with entrance on south front and stairwell on the left and service rooms in 2 storey late C19 right- angled extension on left (w) side forming overall L-shaped plan. 2 storeys and basement. Entrance front to south has 3 window range of hornless 12- paned sashes. Ground floor has 6 over 9 paned hornless sashes flanking brick porch with carved stone console brackets supporting slate roof surmounted by decorative cast iron balcony. Rusticated surround to round arched doorway with 4 panelled door. Quoin pilasters. Garden (S) front of 3 bays, with 2 storey bow window with conical slate roof. Tripartite sashes on each floor with 12-paned sashes to centre and 8-paned sash sidelights. 12-paned sashes to each side above 6 over 9 paned sash to left and 2 over 3 paned sash to right with margin glazing bars. Plain moulded pilasters to each end and to each side of central bow. Short recessed bay at right end has 4-paned sash to ground floor. Tall round-arched stair window to west side. Interior much of the internal joinery is intact including 6 panelled doors, shutters and dado panelling to hallway and main staircase with lozenge motif. Greek key motif to soffit of hall doorway. Hall has cross-vaulted ceiling. Main dog-leg staircase has wreathed handrail with decorative cast iron balusters. Room at north end has round-arched window with internal eared architrave above heavy marble mid C19 chimneypiece.

Listing NGR: SS5850723587


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 10 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05708/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Ann Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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