Ludbrook Manor – Ermington, Devon.

Client : Private.

Ludbrook Manor is a large Grade II listed manor house situated in the tranquil South Hams countryside. Parts of the house are thought to date back to 1050 AD. Its name derives from the 'Lud Brook' which is a tributary of the River Erme.

Ludbrook Manor

We constructed an extension which consisted of a garage, stables and an indoor heated swimming pool along with garden walling.

Ludbrook Manor
Ludbrook Manor

We also carried out repair work to the castellations at the top of the tower.

Ludbrook Manor
Ludbrook Manor

The stable block consisted of a tack room and could accommodate four horses.

Ludbrook Manor

Provisions were made for birds to nest in the stone walls under the eaves of the roof.

Ludbrook Manor

Reclaimed rubble limestone and lime mortar was used to build the walls whilst rough hewn granite from Dartmoor was used for the majority of the quoins.

Ludbrook Manor

All of the window and door openings had terracotta brick arches above them, some of which had granite keystones.

Ludbrook Manor
Ludbrook Manor
Ludbrook Manor

Drystone retaining walls were built to create a raised planter within the garden area.