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HER Number:MDV40434
Name:Wray Barton, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Mid-19th century manor house. Stucco walls with slate roof, gabled on all sides. Rendered brick octagonal chimneys. Dressed granite detail. Victorian Tudor Gothic style.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 770 846
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/2/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANOR HOUSE (Built, XIX - 1840 AD to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX78SE16 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV280693.

See card for details.


Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 66 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Wray Barton. Manor house. Circa 1840. Stucco walls with slate roof, gabled on all sides. Rendered brick octagonal chimneys. Dressed granite detail. Victorian tudor Gothic style.
Central stairhall plan with the two main front rooms facing the garden, behind which is the side entrance lobby to the left leading to the central stairhall with kitchen and service rooms behind. Small room to rear left faces the entrance side. Three storeys. Two gables on each side originally. Asymmetrical two-window entrance side with central doorway and slightly projecting chimney stack with weathering to the right. Windows are 12-pane sashes with hoodmoulds above. Second floor window in left gable is pointed lancet. Stringcourse above second floor window follows line of gables. Slightly projecting granite 4-centred arched doorway with heavy roll moulding and arched hoodmould; stepped gable above. Diagonal buttresses on each corner.
Garden front at the right return is symmetrical with two canted three-light bay windows which originally had battlements. First and second floor windows identical to those on entrance front. Side opposite entrance is irregular wing with granite mullion windows.
Good interior with much original plasterwork and joinery which includes six-panel doors and staircase with curved handrail and curtail step, stick balusters and carved tread ends. Hall and landings have modillion cornice. Hall has central ceiling rose. Front room left has ornate moulded cornice and ceiling band of trailing vine and grapes. Panelled shutters to bay windows of both main rooms. Front room right has cornice and ceiling band and fireplace with eared architrave. Main first floor bedroom has simple moulded cornice (as do other first floor rooms) and fireplace with eared architrave.


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

Wray Barton Manor is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

MORETONHAMPSTEAD SX 78 SE 5/103 Wray Barton - GV II
Manor House. Circa 1840. Stucco walls with slate roof, gabled on all sides. Rendered brick octagonal chimneys. Dressed granite detail. Victorian Tudor Gothic style.
Central stairhall plan with the 2 main front rooms facing the garden, behind which is the side entrance lobby to the left leading to the central stairhall with kitchen and service rooms behind. Small room to rear left faces the entrance side. 3 storeys. 2 gables on each side originally. Asymmetrical 2-window entrance side with central doorway and slightly projecting chimney stack with weathering to the right. Windows are 12-pane sashes with hoodmoulds above. 2nd floor window in left gable is pointed lancet. Stringcourse above 2nd floor window follows line of gables. Slightly projecting granite 4-centred arched doorway with heavy roll moulding and arched hoodmould; stepped gable above. Diagonal buttresses on each corner. Garden front at the right return is symmetrical with 2 canted 3-light bay windows which originally had battlements. 1st and 2nd floor windows identical to those on entrance front. Side opposite entrance is irregular wing with granite mullion windows.
Good interior with much original plasterwork and joinery which includes 6-panel doors and staircase with curved handrail and curtail step, stick balusters and carved tread ends. Hall and landings have modillion cornice. Hall has central ceiling rose. Front room left has ornate moulded cornice and ceiling band of trailing vine and grapes. Panelled shutters to bay windows of both main rooms. Front room right has cornice and ceiling band and fireplace with eared architrave. Main first floor bedroom has simple moulded cornice (as do other first floor rooms) and fireplace with eared architrave.
Listing NGR: SX7701684611

Sources / Further Reading

SDV280693Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX78SE16. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV337636List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Moretonhampstead. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 66.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90807 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV112074Part of: Wray Barton Farm, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV40433Related to: Cottage west of Wray Barton, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 14 2018 3:18PM