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HER Number:MDV29839
Name:Hannaford Manor House, Widecombe

Summary

Manor house built in 1904 for the Bolitho family, designed by the architect Edwin Lutyens . Squared granite rubble with hipped slated roof having lead rolls to ridge and hips. Tall granite chimneys asymmetrically placed. Double-depth plan containing an open hall. Two storeys. Tudor design with gabled projections and stone-mullioned windows, some with hood-moulds. Divided into two separate dwellings; Hannaford Manor and Hannaford House in the 1950s.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 707 708
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/214
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (Built, XX - 1904 AD to 1904 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Middle Hannaford, plot number 1949, arable land. Manor house and garden.


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

'Hannaford House' is marked on the early 20th century (1906) historic map.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol II, 330 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

(22/6/1979) The house was built by Lutyens in 1904 for the Bolitho family. It is faced with granite, and the garden is full of granite features, including troughs. Conifers and rhododendrons and even some 15 palm trees have been planted along the drive and in the surrounding grounds. Many granite features including a granite-faced swimming pool. The minstrel gallery is of Austrian oak, 20 feet high. According to local information the manor was divided into two during the 1950s.


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Hannaford Manor House. Dated 1904. Squared granite rubble with hipped slated roof having lead rolls to ridge and hips. Tall granite chimneys asymmetrically placed.
Double-depth plan containing an open hall. Two storeys. Tudor design with gabled projections and stone-mullioned windows, some with hood-moulds. The garden front has two-storeyed gabled porch to right of centre with lateral stack with off-sets to right and large porch doorway is moulded with flat head and hood-mould. Date 1904 is carved on left side of south-east entrance porch.


Senior, F., 2009, Hannaford House. A Garden Divided, 13-15 (Article in Serial). SDV347390.

Hannaford Manor was divided into two separate dwellings in the 1950s. Most of the formal rooms remained with Hannaford Manor and the renamed Hannaford House comprised the dining room and smoking room on the ground floor plus the bedrooms above and the service wing and outbuildings on the western end of the building.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

The divided early 20th century manor house is shown on the modern mapping; Hannaford House (south-west) and Hannaford Manor (north-east).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289221List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Widecombe in the Moor. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. Vol II, 330.
SDV347390Article in Serial: Senior, F.. 2009. Hannaford House. A Garden Divided. The Devon Gardens Trust Journal. 2. A4 Paperback + Digital. 13-15.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86621 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV54829Parent of: Gardens at Hannaford Manor (Park/Garden)
MDV54829Related to: Gardens at Hannaford Manor (Park/Garden)
MDV107310Related to: Arboretum at Hannaford Manor (Park/Garden)
MDV54829Parent of: Gardens at Hannaford Manor (Park/Garden)
MDV54829Related to: Gardens at Hannaford Manor (Park/Garden)
MDV107309Related to: Kitchen garden at Hannaford Manor (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 12 2018 3:05PM