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Chambercombe Manor
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Chambercombe Manor
General information
Type Manor house
Architectural style Norman
Town or city Ilfracombe, Devon
Country United Kingdom
Coordinates Coordinates: 51°12′06″N 4°06′06″W / 51.20167°N 4.10167°W / 51.20167; -4.10167
Completed 11th Century
Owner Chambercombe Manor Trust
Other information
Number of rooms 8

Chambercombe Manor is a Norman manor house located near Ilfracombe, Devon, which dates back to the 11th century and was recorded in the Domesday Book.

History

The Manor was owned by the Champernon family until the 15th century, when it passed through various families until 1979 when it was donated to the Chambercombe Manor Trust. The house lost its status as an estate at some point, and for a long time it was used as a farmhouse. However, it did not lose its former grandeur during this period, and today the manor is open to the public. The house contains eight period rooms available to view, ranging from Elizabethan to Victorian. The manor has featured in a number of television programmes.

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