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Weycroft Manor and Weycroft Well House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Axminster, Devon

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Latitude: 50.794 / 50°47'38"N

Longitude: -2.9837 / 2°59'1"W

OS Eastings: 330762

OS Northings: 99846

OS Grid: SY307998

Mapcode National: GBR M6.Z7X0

Mapcode Global: FRA 46MZ.Z9J

Entry Name: Weycroft Manor and Weycroft Well House

Listing Date: 6 June 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87678

Location: Axminster, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Axminster

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: All Saints All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


Weycroft Manor and
GV Weycroft Well House


Circa C16 and possibly earlier. Coursed stone. Wood shingle roof replaces thatch.
Gable ends with stone coping. Long two storey, four window range with moulded string
course over ground floor windows. To right of centre a two storey gabled porch with
round-arched doorway and moulded wood inner doorcase and panelled door. Modern
four-light casement windows. Ashlar ridge chimney stacks.

Projecting to right hand a wing (Weycroft Well House) with splayed corner and slit
windows and gabled cross wing set back at end with small stone window in the gable.

Large square chimney stack over the gable with moulded stone shafts and cornice.

Interior: Weycroft Manor has C18 dog-leg staircase with moulded string and turned
balusters. Early C18 panelled room with moulded cornices and overmantle painting
depicting a hunting scene - now situated in hall.

Well House has heavy chamfered ceiling beams, Tudor arched doorway and chamfered
fireplace bressummer. Painting over door on first floor similar to that in Weycroft

Listing NGR: SY3076299846

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