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Ashley Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9942 / 50°59'39"N

Longitude: -4.0176 / 4°1'3"W

OS Eastings: 258507

OS Northings: 123587

OS Grid: SS585235

Mapcode National: GBR KS.KQ1J

Mapcode Global: FRA 26GH.4MK

Entry Name: Ashley Manor House

Listing Date: 3 October 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96862

Location: Atherington, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Atherington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Atherington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

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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