• Visit to Shilstone Gardens and Devon Rural Archive Tuesday 29th October 2019 at 11 am
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Kentisbeare House

Statutory Designation: 

Kentisbeare House and cottages all listed Grade II.

District: 
Mid Devon
Parish: 
Kentisbeare
Grid ref: 
ST 165 075
Map no: 
Landranger 181
Type of site: 
former Rectory garden
Description: 

The plain Regency style house with deep eaves was built as the rectory in 1841 by the fourth Earl of Egremont for his brother; it was designed by J.T. Knowles  The garden is largely new and redesigned by Arabella Lennox-Boyd 2005-2007.

Conservation Area: 
No
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 
No
Area of Great Landscape Value: 
No
Nature Conservation Zone: 
No
Coastal Preservation Area: 
No
National Park: 
Yes
Scheduled: 
No
Evidence: 
MapView plan, scale 1:2500 Getmapping aerial photograph 1:2500 Historic Maps c1880, scale 1:2500
References: 
Cherry & Pevsner: The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 515
Status: 
on Devon Gazetteer