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HER Number:MDV16947
Name:Sidbury Manor, Sidmouth


Sidbury Manor was designed by David Brandon and built in 1879. The lodges were built in about 1890.


Grid Reference:SY 133 926
Map Sheet:SY19SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY19SW/47
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119097.

Pevsner, n. /the buildings of england: south devon/(1952)261.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119098.

Anon/tda/67(1935)11/proceedings at the annual meeting.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119099.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119100.

Des=devon gardens trust/historic parks and gardens register review/(1999)/in pf.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119101.

Cherry, b. + pevsner, n. /the buildings of england: devon/(1989)733-4.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119102.

Gray, t. /the garden history of devon: an illustrated guide to sources/(1995)207.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV119103.

Pugsley, s. /devon gardens - an historical survey/(1994)181.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177625.

Sidbury manor, sidbury. Designed by david brandon and built in 1879. The lodges were built in about 1890 (pevsner).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV327236.

Sidbury manor including conservatory and screen wall to west built in 1879 by david brandon. Restrained successful free handling of jacobean and french chateau motifs. Large 2 storeys and attics red brick country house. Ham stone quoins, window dressings, and decorative carving of high quality. Many notable features see doe list for full details (doe).

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Sidbury, 3, 10 (Report - non-specific). SDV346859.

Sidbury Manor was rebuilt on a new site in 1879 as a considerable mansion for Sir Stephen Cave, a member of Disraeli's cabinet, in an extensive parkland setting to the north-west of the village.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2378 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Sidbury Manor and garden built 1879. Listed Grade II.

Patrick, J., 2009, Walter Cave, FRIBA and his Two Devon Gardens, 19-20 (Article in Serial). SDV347391.

Des=os 6"(1905)47se.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV119097Migrated Record:
SDV119098Migrated Record:
SDV119099Migrated Record:
SDV119100Migrated Record:
SDV119101Migrated Record:
SDV119102Migrated Record:
SDV119103Migrated Record:
SDV177625Migrated Record:
SDV327236Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV346859Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Sidbury. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3, 10.
SDV347391Article in Serial: Patrick, J.. 2009. Walter Cave, FRIBA and his Two Devon Gardens. The Devon Gardens Trust Journal. 2. A4 Paperback + Digital. 19-20.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 2378.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81941 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV79660Related to: Manor Front Lodge, Sidbury (Monument)
MDV10771Related to: Manor House, Sidmouth (Monument)
MDV64777Related to: Mouseplatt, Sidmouth (Monument)
MDV80887Related to: Pheasantry south of Lincombe Farm, Sidbury (Monument)
MDV64776Related to: Sidbury Manor Park and Gardens (Monument)
MDV80888Related to: Ventilators at Sidbury Manor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 25 2016 10:20AM