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HER Number:MDV29937
Name:Spitchwick House, Widecombe

Summary

Houses, courts etc field no 1867 (tithe map). Vis=3/7/1979 (dcra). Spitchwick manor situated on the site of an old manor farmhouse which was enlarged and refurbished by dr blackall, the mayor of exeter in 1870. The garden was also landscaped. The front of the house has 4 gabled windows, a glass verandah and a logier. The landscaped drive was lined with exotic conifers (dcra). Vis=house built here by the first lord ashburton in the 18th century. Current house is later 19th century (cherry + pevsner). Vis=dr blackall was not major of exeter at this date but did rebuild the house (simpson).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 708 725
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/26/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Simpson, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV18634.

Houses, courts etc field no 1867 (tithe map). Vis=3/7/1979 (dcra). Spitchwick manor situated on the site of an old manor farmhouse which was enlarged and refurbished by dr blackall, the mayor of exeter in 1870. The garden was also landscaped. The front of the house has 4 gabled windows, a glass verandah and a logier. The landscaped drive was lined with exotic conifers (dcra). Vis=house built here by the first lord ashburton in the 18th century. Current house is later 19th century (cherry + pevsner). Vis=dr blackall was not major of exeter at this date but did rebuild the house (simpson).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV313280.

Des=tithe map(1843).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV313281.

Dcra widecombe survey(1979)vol iii 471.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV313282.

Cherry, b. + pevsner, n. /devon/(1989) 908.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV313283.

Des=simpson, s. J. V. /(11/1/1994)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV18634Migrated Record: Simpson.
SDV313280Migrated Record:
SDV313281Migrated Record:
SDV313282Migrated Record:
SDV313283Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV29942Related to: BUILDING in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV29940Related to: Higher Lodge, Spitchwick, Widecombe (Building)
MDV7999Related to: Site of a chapel at Spitchwick (Building)
MDV113120Related to: Spitchwick Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV54852Related to: Spitchwick Manor gardens (Park/Garden)
MDV15726Related to: Spitchwick Settlement, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 14 2015 1:14PM