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HER Number:MDV84396
Name:Dun Esk, Dawlish Road, Teignmouth


Mid 19th century house, in domestic Tudor style, adjacent to the chapel of St Scholastica's Abbey.


Grid Reference:SX 945 740
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeignmouth
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST TEIGNMOUTH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 461095

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Maps and Apportionments (Website). SDV349463.

Plot 121 in the East Teignmouth tithe apportionment is described as 'House and Courtlege'.

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Plot 121 (East Teignmouth), shown as a rectangular enclosure with a square building at the south-east corner.

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

'Dun Esk' marked, on east side of St Scholastica's Abbey, adjacent to the chapel.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

House, now a retirement home. Mid 19th century. Painted stucco with painted stone dressing, slate roof with rendered stacks to valleys. L-plan, main double-depth block to the left, set-back wing to the right with gabled porch to the angle. Domestic Tudor style. Exterior: two storeys; three-window range. Coped parapets to the front and gable ends which have finials and pendants. Continuous hoodmould to the first floor, string course to the ground floor with pendants to form hoods over ornately-leaded casement windows. The right wing is lower with two forward-facing gables and two-light ornately-leaded casement windows, one to the left gable, two to the right. Interior: not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108469 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV349463Website: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Maps and Apportionments. http://devon.gov.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV84397Related to: Entrance Walls and Gate Piers to Dun Esk, Dawlish Road, Teignmouth (Building)
MDV84398Related to: Footbridge in the Grounds of Dun Esk, Dawlish Road, Teignmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 27 2012 11:23AM