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HER Number:MDV92466
Name:Dartington Hall Estate Offices


Estate offices built in 1935. An international modern style building, basically H-shaped on plan with whitewashed rendered brick walls and flat roofs concealed by parapets.


Grid Reference:SX 786 620
Map Sheet:SX76SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDARTINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OFFICE (Built, Mid 20th Century - 1935 AD to 1935 AD)

Full description

Kerr-Peterson, K., 2013, Land at Higher Tweed Mill and Webbers Yard, Dartington, Devon: Historic Environment Assessment, 1, 5, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV351990.

Former offices of the Dartington estate built in 1935 by American architect W. E. Lescaze. The building is to be retained as part of development proposals for the site.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Marked as Dart Business Centre.

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 1324982 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

Offices of the Dartington Hall Estate. 1935 by W E Lescaze of Howe and Lescaze of America, assisted by R Hening; later alterations. Whitewashed rendered brick cavity walls with concrete coping to the parapets concealing flat roofs.
Plan: International Modern Style building. Basically H-shaped on plan with a short north east wing and the stump of a south west wing. A low building on a sloping site, it is 2 storeys on the higher south side and 3 storeys on the lower north side.
See listing description for full details.
Date first listed: 26th April 1993

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351990Report - Assessment: Kerr-Peterson, K.. 2013. Land at Higher Tweed Mill and Webbers Yard, Dartington, Devon: Historic Environment Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. ACD684/1/1. A4 Bound + Digital. 1, 5, 11.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #124198 ]
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1324982.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8241 - Historic environment assessment of land at Higher Tweed Mill and Webbers Yard, Dartington, Devon

Date Last Edited:Feb 12 2020 1:49PM