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North Devon (District Authority)
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SS 48378 37743



11/20 Buckland Manor (formerly listed - as Buckland House) 25.2.65 GV II*

Manor house, front range rebuilt with symmetrical facade in 1762 with 2 earlier right angled ranges to rear forming 3 sided courtyard plan. The upper range appears to be principally early C17 but may well incorporate earlier features. The lower range is probably later and extended in the C18. A further large C18 wing of 3 storeys is set back and extends from right gable end of main range. Rubble and dressed stone with slate roofs. Offset brick stack and gable-ended rubble stacks. The 2 stacks to the upper range have inward sloping caps and crenellations at top, of unknown date. Large lateral stack on outer side of lower right-angled range. Main range of 2 storeys and attic storey with 4 hipped roof dormers with slated roofs and cheeks, and 2-light casements. 7 window range of sashes, 9 panes over 9 panes. Taller sashes below. All 9 panes over 9 panes except altered left end opening which has marginal glazing bars. Window openings have flat stone arches with keystones. Slate sundial dated 1789 over slightly projecting porch with Tuscan columns and plain cornice. Flanking walls finished in brick sweep up to each gable end. That to right has doorway with glazed door and sundial over dated 1759. Datestone of 1762 with heraldic shield and C18 rainwater head at left gable end. C18 wing to right has slate roof at two levels. Upper level has 2 top floor wood sashes, 3 first floor sashes all with glazing bars and tripartite sash 8 panes over 8 panes with sliding sidelight sashes with ½ glazed door to right on ground floor. Lower end bays have 2 sashes on each floor with glazing bars. Right-angled wing at upper end has openings with hoodmoulds and label stops including 4-light stair window. Lower wing has axial wooden bell turret with roof swept up to ball finials and outshuts with lean-to roofs on outer side. Principal rooms in front range have C18 fittings intact with bolection panelling and foliated plaster centrepieces to the ceilings. Staircase in lower right-angled range has original staircase with original turned balusters surviving to lower flight only. Original roof trusses with arch-braced collars and threaded purlins survive in upper right-angled range and in the angle of its junction with the main range.

Listing NGR: SS4837837743


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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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