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The Manor House, Hinton St Mary

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102659

OS Grid Reference: ST7870316121
OS Grid Coordinates: 378703, 116121
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9441, -2.3045

Location: Stearts Lane, Hinton St Mary, Dorset DT10 1NA

Locality: Hinton St Mary
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 1NA

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Listing Text


4/31 The Manor House

Manor house, medieval (possibly C13), with additions dated 1664 and
1695, and others of the C18, Cl9 and C20. Ashlar and squared rubble
with gable-ended, stone slated roofs and stone stacks in various
positions. 2 storeys and attics; south east front of 6 window range.
Mainly 2 and 3-light, C17 stone mullioned, and mullioned and transomed
windows, some with returned labels. 2 storey porch with 4-centred head
doorway with an achievement of arms over. Projecting gabled wings left
and right. Internal features: niche with 2-centred chamfered head and
surround, possibly C13; first floor 4-centred head stone fireplace;
voussoirs of possibly C13 opening; C16 ground floor doorway with
moulded 4-centred head and continuous jambs; reset C17 panelling;
C18 fireplace surround; C16 moulded plaster ceiling taken from
Fiddleford Mill with geometric ribbing; drawing room contains recent
copy of same ceiling. The quality of this house puts it at the top
of the grade II* category.
RCHM, Dorset vol III, pp 114-116, no 2; Newman J, and Pevsner N,
The Buildings of England; Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 230/1.

Listing NGR: ST7870316121

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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