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Description: Manor House
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103371
OS Grid Reference: ST8387203130
OS Grid Coordinates: 383872, 103130
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8275, -2.2303
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ST 80 SW
6/95 Manor House
Manor house, early C16 with C17 additions. Banded flint and ashlar and rubble
with ashlar dressings. Stone-slate roofs with brick end stacks and stacks to
ends of original range. Projecting flint and ashlar chimneybreast right. Part
2, part 3 storeys, 7 bays. Original facade approximately symmetrical, C17
addition left. 3 and 4-light stone-mullioned windows with moulded labels with
head stops. Those to the upper floor of the C16 part have 4-centred heads to
the lights. Central to the early range is a 2 storey octagonal stair turret
and porch which is corbelled out in a series of mouldings to square plan at
eaves level and is surmounted by a gable. The main doorway in the side of the
tower has a moulded, 4-centred head with continuous jambs.
Internal features (RCHM): original C16 roof of 10 collar-beam trusses with
cambered collars, chamfered arch-braces and cusped wind-bracing; original C16
coffered ceiling throughout the original range with moulded, intersecting beams;
some original fireplaces; C17 panelling and doors.
See RCHM for complete description. (RCHM, Dorset vol.III, p.293-5, no.2.
Newman J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.477-9.)
Listing NGR: ST8387203130
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Source: English Heritage
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