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HER Number:MDV36787
Name:The Manor House and Woodlands, Knowle


Former manor house, now 2 dwellings. Probably 16th century, refronted in late 18th century.


Grid Reference:SS 493 384
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/178
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98333

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (XVI to XVIII - 1501 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 44 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Former manor house, now 2 dwellings. Probably 16th century, refronted in late 18th century. Roughcast rendered. Whitewashed to left, colourwashed to right. Slate roofs to front, partly pantiled to rear. Two storeys. L shape plan with tall lateral rubble stack to rear of Manor House and one to rear of Woodlands, the latter partially rebuilt in brick. Tall lateral stack to right-angled rear extension of manor house with gable-ended pantiled roof. Outshut with slated lean-to roof to Woodlands in the angle of the Lshape. Recessed 2-storey extension at left gable end to Woodlands with slated roof has 2 wood sashes, 3 over 3 panes, to left and sash to right, 8 panes over 8 panes. Woodlands has large tripartite sash, 3 over 3 panes, with sidelight sashes to right of doorway in deep reveal with panelled door and 4-paned overlight. Manor house has timber sash, 8 panes over 8 panes, to right of half-glazed door with 2-paned overlight, and projecting porch supported on iron fluted colonettes. Woodlands has 3 stopped and chamfered beams to hall. Other details: 7/44.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 44.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2008 2:11PM