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Description: The Manor House
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
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ST 71 NE HINTON ST MARY HINTON ST MARY
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
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Source: English Heritage
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