SX9196 : Pynes

taken 9 years ago, near to Cowley, Devon, Great Britain

Pynes
Pynes
The south facade of Pynes, described by Pevsner as a "grand mansion built by Hugh Stafford (16741734), probably around 1700. It forms an excellent example of a double-pile William and Mary house that became popular after the Restoration, but relatively rare in Devon." It is listed grade II*. At the time of submission, a sales brochure for the house by Strutt & Parker was available on-line, which described it as "One of the finest Grade II* William and Mary houses in the South West of England"; sadly, the price was not stated. The work underway in the grounds, involving extensive landscaping, suggests that the house has now been sold.
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SX9196, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 March, 2009
Category
Mansion   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9141 9634 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.3879N 3:32.4509W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9154 9625
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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