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HER Number:MDV10345
Name:MANOR HOUSE in the Parish of Ottery St. Mary

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SY 098 956
Map Sheet:SY09NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOttery St. Mary
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOTTERY ST.MARY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 448718
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY09NE/19
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 397353
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SY090NE3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

DR.STONE, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV102886.

The manor house probably originally formed part of the buildings of the collegiate church. After the suppression it became crown property for a time. The hall, in which manor courts were held, was demolished in 1860 (dalton). Vis=11/11/1953(os) this house has no external evidence of antiquity. There is no evidence to show that while the property of the collegiate church it was anything other than a manor house, not a guest house in the monastic sense. Substantial manor house of the ledgingham family, dating from 17th century (coate). Vis=(estimated)-/-/1973 (doe).18th century with later additions, most "old features" (associated with college) are gone, though 19th century addition to e has old doorway one part of the monastic buildings. Fuller description of later house in list. Garden walls, e + s also listed.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV102887.

Whitham, j. A. /the history of ottery st. Mary and its church/(1964).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV102888.

Dalton, j. N. /the collegiate church of st. Mary (1917).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV102889.

Coate, m. /tda/90(1958)27/the corporation of the church of st. Mary, ottery.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV102890.

Doe/hhr:ottery st. Mary ud/(1974)4.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV102891.


Mrs Ivetham, 1914 - 1918, Untitled Source, 64 (Article in Serial). SDV346699.

Stone, D. R., 1977, Manor House with Medieval (?) Parts (Worksheet). SDV358722.

Vis=-/10/1977(dr. Stone) manor house with medieval parts, situated immediately north of the church.

Exeter Archaeology, 1998, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Supermarket Development at Hind Street, Ottery St Mary, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV336582.

Archaeology and Planning Solutions, 2008, Ottery Town Mill, Ottery St Mary, Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment, 12, 22 (Report - Assessment). SDV346685.

National Monuments Record, 2011, 448718 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV346698.

Manor House incorporating remains of medieval manor house. Other details: SY09NE3. Record last updated: N/A.

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

The Manor House and garden wall to the south. 18th century with later additions incorporating earlier work. Part of the college but most old features have gone. Once with large dining hall, the old doorway of which still remains. 18th century, west portion brick two storey, three first floor sash windows with glazing bars, parapet to slate roof with cornice. Bays in similar style at ground floor. South elevation incorporates, near centre, two gabled projections, with finials on gables, one being earlier and larger with multi-light stone mullion casements with cinquefoil heads, walls of grey stone. Additions, eastwards, mainly 19th century with snecked rubble face. The old doorway was once part of the monastic buildings, and faces north near east end. Walls of garden, east and south, 12 and 8 feet high respectively, stone, the latter with pointed doorway to churchyard. Date listed: 28th April 1952.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV102886Report - Survey: DR.STONE.
SDV102887Migrated Record:
SDV102888Migrated Record:
SDV102889Migrated Record:
SDV102890Migrated Record:
SDV102891Migrated Record:
SDV336582Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1998. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Supermarket Development at Hind Street, Ottery St Mary. Exeter Archaeology Report. 98.13. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV346685Report - Assessment: Archaeology and Planning Solutions. 2008. Ottery Town Mill, Ottery St Mary, Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment. Archaeology and Planning Solutions Report. A4 Stapled. 12, 22.
SDV346698National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2011. 448718. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV346699Article in Serial: Mrs Ivetham. 1914 - 1918. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 8. Unknown. 64.
SDV358722Worksheet: Stone, D. R.. 1977. Manor House with Medieval (?) Parts. Exeter University Extra Mural Archaeological Parish Surveys Field Worksheet. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV19993Related to: College associated with Collegiate Church, Ottery St. Mary (Monument)
MDV10328Related to: Ottery St Mary, St Mary's Parish Church (Building)
MDV17013Related to: The Manor House, North Street (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM