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HER Number:MDV24290
Name:Knowle House, 137 Fore Street, Kingsbridge

Summary

Good late 17th or early 18th century detached two storey house of local ashlar masonry, with later 18th century doorway and interior. Known as 'Lower Knowle' in the 19th century, and 'The Knowle' in the early 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 734 446
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKingsbridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishKINGSBRIDGE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74SW/163
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*): 431449

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Wood, J., 1841, Plan of the Parish and Environs of Kingsbridge (Cartographic). SDV336838.

The Manor House is shown as 'Knowle House' on the 1841 plan of Kingsbridge. The house now known as Knowle house is shown but not labelled.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Lower Knowle' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'The Knowle' shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1953 - 1969, Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map (Cartographic). SDV340358.

The Knowle House' shown.


Department of Environment, 1972, Kingsbridge, 37 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV141018.

Good late 17th or early 18th century detached house of local ashlar masonry. Two storey, four windows to street, first floor band. Sash windows in wide frames, ground floor with glazing bars removed. Slate roof, hipped, fairly massive chimney. Later 18th century doorway and interior. George Montague, local naturalist died here 1815.


Ordnance Survey, 1985 - 1986, SX74SW26 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV348805.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV141018List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Kingsbridge. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 37.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336838Cartographic: Wood, J.. 1841. Plan of the Parish and Environs of Kingsbridge. Photocopy.
SDV340358Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953 - 1969. Ordnance Survey Six Inch Map. National Grid A edition imperial. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348805Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey. 1985 - 1986. SX74SW26. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 12 2012 4:22PM