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Bicton House, Devon

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Bicton House, or Bickton House, is a late 18th- or early 19th-century country house, which stands on the campus of Bicton College, Bicton, near Exmouth, East Devon. [1]

44 relations: Ackermann's Repository, Baron Clinton, Beam, Great Torrington, Bicton College, Bicton, Devon, Charles Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 21st Baron Clinton, Cornwall, Demesne, Devon, Devon County Council, Domesday Book, East Budleigh Hundred, Exmouth, George Rolle, Gothic architecture, Great Torrington, Hawkhurst, Heanton Satchville, Petrockstowe, Henry I of England, Henry VIII of England, James Wyatt, John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle, Listed building, Manor, Manor house, Mark Rolle, Northamptonshire, Obelisk, Order of the Bath, Otterton, Petrockstowe, Prison, Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Rembrandt, Robert Rolle (died 1660), Rougemont Castle, Rudolph Ackermann, Salomon van Ruysdael, Saltern, Somerset, St Ronan's School, Stevenstone, Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln, Thomas Denys.

Ackermann's Repository

A fashion plate from the November 1811 issue Ackermann's Repository of Arts was an illustrated British periodical published from 1809-1829 by Rudolph Ackermann.

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Baron Clinton

Baron Clinton is a title in the Peerage of England.

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Beam, Great Torrington

Beam is an historic estate in the parish of Great Torrington, Devon, England.

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Bicton College

Bicton College is a college with around 1,000 full-time and 3,500 part-time pupils, located near Budleigh Salterton, Devon, England.

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Bicton, Devon

Bicton is a civil parish and a former manor in the East Devon district of Devon, England, near the town of Budleigh Salterton.

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Charles Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 21st Baron Clinton

Charles John Robert Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 21st Baron Clinton (18 January 1863 – 5 July 1957) was a British peer.

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Cornwall

Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.

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Demesne

In the feudal system, the demesne was all the land which was retained by a lord of the manor for his own use and support, under his own management, as distinguished from land sub-enfeoffed by him to others as sub-tenants.

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Devon

Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Devon County Council

Devon County Council is the county council administering the English county of Devon.

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Domesday Book

Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.

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East Budleigh Hundred

The hundred of East Budleigh was the name of one of thirty two ancient administrative units of Devon, England.

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe.

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George Rolle

George Rolle (c. 1486 – 20 November 1552) of Stevenstone in the parish of St Giles in the Wood near Great Torrington in Devon, was the founder of the wealthy, influential and widespread Rolle family of Devon, which according to the Return of Owners of Land, 1873 in the person of Hon.

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Gothic architecture

Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.

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Great Torrington

Great Torrington (often abbreviated to Torrington, though the villages of Little Torrington and Black Torrington are situated in the same region) is a small market town in the north of Devon, England.

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Hawkhurst

Hawkhurst is an affluent village and civil parish in the borough of Tunbridge Wells in Kent, England.

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Heanton Satchville, Petrockstowe

Heanton Satchville was a historic manor in the parish of Petrockstowe, North Devon, England.

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Henry I of England

Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death.

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Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.

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James Wyatt

James Wyatt (3 August 1746 – 4 September 1813) was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.

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John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle

John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle (1750 – 3 April 1842) was a British peer who served as a Member of Parliament in general support of William Pitt the Younger and was later an active member of the House of Lords.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Manor

A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court.

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Manor house

A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.

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Mark Rolle

Hon.

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Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Obelisk

An obelisk (from ὀβελίσκος obeliskos; diminutive of ὀβελός obelos, "spit, nail, pointed pillar") is a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape or pyramidion at the top.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Otterton

Otterton is a village and civil parish in East Devon, England.

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Petrockstowe

Petrockstowe (or Petrockstow) is a small village and civil parish in the district of Torridge in Northern Devon, England.

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Prison

A prison, also known as a correctional facility, jail, gaol (dated, British English), penitentiary (American English), detention center (American English), or remand center is a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state.

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Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

The Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England provides a listing and classification system for historic parks and gardens similar to that used for listed buildings.

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Rembrandt

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker.

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Robert Rolle (died 1660)

Robert Rolle (c. 1622 – 1660) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1654 and 1660.

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Rougemont Castle

Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, is the historic castle of the city of Exeter, Devon, England.

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Rudolph Ackermann

Rudolph Ackermann (20 April 1764 in Schneeberg, Electorate of Saxony – 30 March 1834 in Finchley, London) was an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman.

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Salomon van Ruysdael

Salomon van Ruysdael (c. 1602, Naarden – buried November 3, 1670, Haarlem) was a Dutch Golden Age landscape painter.

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Saltern

A saltern is an area or installation for making salt.

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Somerset

Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

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St Ronan's School

Saint Ronan's School is an independent co-educational preparatory school for boys and girls from 3 to 13 years located near Hawkhurst in Kent, England.

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Stevenstone

Stevenstone is a former manor within the parish of St Giles in the Wood, near Great Torrington, North Devon.

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Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln

Theophilus Clinton, 4th Earl of Lincoln (c. 1600 - 21 May 1667) was an opponent of Charles I during and preceding the English Civil Wars.

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Thomas Denys

Sir Thomas Denys (c.1477–1561) of Holcombe Burnell, near Exeter, Devon, was a prominent lawyer who served as Sheriff of Devon nine times between 1507/8 to 1553/4 and as MP for Devon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicton_House,_Devon

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