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East Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SY 25569 96978


SY 29 NE SHUTE HADDON ROAD 10/475 8.5.67 Shute House


Large country house in landscaped park. Divided into flats. Built 1787-90 for Sir John Pole who in 1787 bought Old Shute House (Shute Barton) qv.

Large stuccoed house with slate hipped roof, parapet rusticated quoins and stringcourses. North entrance front. Three storeys and basement and five bays. Sash windows with glazing bars. Central round-arched pilastered portico in stone with pediment.

Low flanking quadrant walls (screening service wings) with niches containing urns and terminating in two storey, four bay pavilions, also with rusticated quoins, parapets and hipped roofs.

South garden front 3:1:3 bays left and right full-height semi-circular bays with sashes, some retaining glazing bars. Central flight of steps with cast iron balustrade. First floor windows have iron balconettes. Set back right and left the rear walls of the service wings have blind arcading. Interior: contains Adam style rooms with moulded plaster ceilings, marble chimneypieces and staircase with wrought iron balustrade. Contains a private theatre of circa 1900, in north east wing, the moulded plaster ceiling and proscemium arch have been retained. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SY2556996978


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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: 17 Dec 2003
Reference: IOE01/11669/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Rev Andrew Salmon. Source Historic England Archive
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