HEANTON SATCHVILLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309303
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
HEANTON SATCHVILLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEANTON SATCHVILLE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Huish
National Grid Reference:
SS 53532 11326

Details

HUISH SS 51 SW 4/113 Heanton Satchville GV II

Country house, seat of Lord Clinton. Completed 1938 by Sir Walter Tapper. Rendered stone walls with rusticated quoins. Hipped slate roof. Stone ashlar stacks. A large house in the style of Pratt's Clarendon House, Piccadilly (1665) although not double-pile in plan. It is more like Groombridge Place, Kent, in plan and scale. Plan: the main house is H-shaped on plan with the hall in the centre and cross-wings to left and right. The left-hand cross-wing has the stairhall at the centre, the entrance at the front and the dining room at the rear. The right-hand cross-wing contains the library at the front and Chinese room (parlour) at the back. The service wing is attached to the left-hand side of the left cross-wing. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3 bay entrance front the outer 2 bays formed by projecting hipped roof wings. 2:3:2 windows all 15 pane sashes apart from oculus windows on first floor to central bay and inner face of wings. Doorway on inner face of left-hand wing. Below the central first floor window is a heraldic shield with cartouches either side. Right-hand elevation is symmetrical with five 15 pane sashes and projecting lateral stack to left and right of centre. Between them is a semi-circular stone balustraded portico on 4 Doric columns with part-glazed doors behind. Rear garden elevation is similar 3 bay arrangement to front but with large central lateral stack with armorial shield and 2 narrow 10-pane sash windows to either side. Irregular service wing extends from left end of house recessed from front with original fenestration of square section stone mullion windows. Interior: complete with high quality late C17 style joinery including panelling, moulded chimneypieces and doorcases and panelled doors. The massive wooden open-well staircase has heavy turned balusters, square newels and a pulvinated closed string. The stairwell has a moulded plaster ceiling and the stair window has some reused stained glass, the 3 roundels with arms are said to have come from Little Marland, Petrockstowe. The main hall has a screen of 2 columns in front of the fireplace in the back wall. The Chinese Room has fine C18 Chinese painted wallpaper in 6 panels. Source: The Builder 1937, Vol. II, pp. 499-502.

Listing NGR: SS5353211326

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
90901
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in The Builder, , Vol. 2, (1937), 499-502

Legal

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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