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HER Number:MDV2847
Name:Delamore House, Cornwood

Summary

Delamore farmhouse was rebuilt in 1819-20 but there are traces of an older mansion house near Delamore Farm. A possible 16th century doorway from the mansion has been reused in a farm building.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 603 595
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/15

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Lysons, D. + Lysons, S., 1822, Magna Britannica (Monograph). SDV323771.

Site of a mansion. The Manor of Cornwood came into the possession of the Courtenays about the middle of the 14th century, and continued to be their property until the attainder of the Marquis of Exeter. At a later period, the manor with mansion of Delamore (or Dellamore), belonged to the Coles, who built Delamore house.


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

Mansion (Site of) marked.


Hoskins, W. G., 1954, A New Survey of England: Devon, 377 (Monograph). SDV17562.

Delamore farmhouse was built in 1819-20 but there are traces of the older mansion near Delamore Farm.


Department of Environment, 1984, South Hams, 16 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336648.

A possible 16th century doorway from the mansion has been reused in a farm outbuilding.


National Monument Record, 2014, Pastscape, 441278 (Website). SDV355682.

Remains of a Manor house. NMR No. SX65NW9. Record last updated: 2013.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SX65NW9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV148597.

Site of mansion. The manor of Cornwood came into the possession of the Courtenays about the middle of the 14th century and continued to be their porperty until the attainder of the Marquis of Exeter. At a later period the manor, with the mansion of Delamore or Dallamore, belonged to the Coles, who built Delamore House. Delamore House was rebuilt in 1819-20 but there are traces of the older mansion near Delamore Farm (citing Lysons 1822 and Hoskins 1954).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148597Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SX65NW9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV17562Monograph: Hoskins, W. G.. 1954. A New Survey of England: Devon. A New Survey of England: Devon. A5 Hardback. 377.
SDV323771Monograph: Lysons, D. + Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannica. Magna Britannica: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties o. 6: Devonshire. Unknown.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #15733 ]
SDV336648List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. South Hams. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 16.
SDV355682Website: National Monument Record. 2014. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 441278.

Associated Monuments

MDV23543Related to: 10 Delamore Park, Cornwood (Building)
MDV23542Related to: Delamore House, Cornwood (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 24 2014 12:14PM