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Terrace Balustrades and Steps to North and West of the Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2313 / 51°13'52"N

Longitude: -3.828 / 3°49'40"W

OS Eastings: 272462

OS Northings: 149603

OS Grid: SS724496

Mapcode National: GBR L1.2Q1Q

Mapcode Global: VH4M9.L9MX

Entry Name: Terrace Balustrades and Steps to North and West of the Manor House

Listing Date: 9 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376499

Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Built-Up Area: Lynton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Countisbury with Lynmouth St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH

SS7149 EASTERN BEACH, Lynmouth
858-1/4/70 Terrace balustrades and steps to
north and west of The Manor House

GV II

Terrace balustrades, retaining walls and steps. Late C18 or
early C19. Limestone ashlar, rubble.
A wide grassed terrace to W and N of the house is contained by
low rubble retaining walls approx 1.5m high, carrying a
balustrade with round balusters between square piers in bays
approx 2.5m wide. The balustrade begins opposite the SW corner
of the house, returns N, with a set-back beyond the frontage,
in 2 runs of 5 bays each. The N return again sets forward
opposite the house frontage, and contains at its E end a
straight flight of 13 stone steps, with a return in 2 bays
towards the house, finishing to a further flight of 9 steps,
contained by a ramped wall returned to a square pier with
weathered capping. The service range, set below the terrace
level, is contained by a wall rising to the height of the
balustrade, and returned in a segment to the NE corner of the
main range. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SS7246249603

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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