Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1108502

Date first listed: 21-May-1985

Statutory Address: WADDETON COURT


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Statutory Address: WADDETON COURT

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: South Hams (District Authority)

Parish: Stoke Gabriel

National Grid Reference: SX 87400 56730



8/136 Waddeton Court


- II

Large country house, near site of earlier house, in landscaped gardens overlooking River Dart. Built in 1829 with circa mid C19 extension at rear (north). Tudor style. Dressed local grey limestone with freestone dressings. Slate roof with gabled ends with mould bargeboards, finials and crested ridge. Two storeys and attic. 2:1:2 bays. Centre projecting and gabled. Two-light ovolo moulded stone mullion windows with hood moulds, centre ground floor four-light and first floor three-lights with cusped heads. Similar small single-light attic window in gable above. Large circa mid C19 wing to rear (north) with principal east elevation gabled left and right, with projecting gable to left with gabled porch. Plain stone chimney stacks at ridge. Interior not inspected but is said to contain "some good specimens of ancient carving" (Kelly's Directory of Devon, 1883, page 410). This may refer to the remains of manor house qv which are situated to north. Waddeton Court is the seat of the Studdy family, and Henry Studdy was the founder of the Royal Dart Yacht Club in 1866 when it had club rooms in the Royal Dart Hotel qv, until its own premises were built in 1881.

Listing NGR: SX8740056730


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Legacy System number: 100681

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Books and journals
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1883), 410

End of official listing