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Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101208
OS Grid Reference: SX8648354764
OS Grid Coordinates: 286483, 54764
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3818, -3.5980
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SX8654-SX8754 MANOR STREET
17/296 DITTISHAM (South
House. Circa late C16 or early C17, extended in C18 and/or C19; heavily
restored in late C20. Rendered stone rubble. Slate roof, hipped at left
hand end and half-hipped at right hand end. Stack at left hand end with
rendered shaft; the cenral axial stack has been dismantled.
Plan: 2-room plan with a central through passage. The slightly larger
lower left hand room is heated from a stack in the end wall; the right hand
room originally had an axial stack at lits lower end backing onto the
passage. There may have been a third, inner, room at the right hand end
because the end wall is not built of solid masonry, but the ground level at
this end is much higher. In the C18 or Cl9 the house aws extensively
restored, the partition on the lower side of the passage was removed and
the axial stack partition on the lower side of the passage was removed and
the axial stack was dismantled. The passage rear doorway was blocked and a
stone staircase was built at the back of the right hand room. The rear
outshuts were also modernised.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window north front. All late C20 2-
light casements, ground floor with glazing bars, slate sills. Doorway to
left of centre and at right hand end of the front, both with late C20
doors, the doorway to left of centre has a late C20 open porch with a slate
the left hand (east) end has a late C20 2-light casement on each floor with
The C18 or C19 outshuts at the back have been much altered.
Interior: The lower left end fireplace has a large slate-on-edge lintel
with a slight chamfer; the back of the fireplace is curved. The ceiling
beams have all be replaced, the partition on the lower left hand side of
the passage has been removed and the axial stack heating the right hand
room has been dismantled. A new stone staircase has been built at the back
of the right hand room.
Roof: A truss over the higher right hand end has one early principal, it
has a martuce for a threaded purlin. The rest of the roof has been
Listing NGR: SX8648354764
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