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Anderson Manor, Anderson

Description: Anderson Manor

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 103416

OS Grid Reference: SY8802197604
OS Grid Coordinates: 388021, 97604
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7779, -2.1713

Location: Anderson, Dorset DT11 9HD

Locality: Anderson
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT11 9HD

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Listing Text


7/3 Anderson Manor

Manor House. Built 1622 for John Tregonwell. Restored c.1912. Brick walls
in garden wall bond with burnt headers, and stone dressings, on flint plinth.
Tiled roofs, with moulded copings to parapets and gables. Ball finials to
gables at apex and springing. 2 brick stacks, symmetrically arranged, each
with 4 shafts set diagonally, with oversailing caps. Double-pile plan
with parallel roofs. Kitchen wing added at north-west corner later in C17;
with a lower service range to the west. Main house of 3 storeys. Symmetrical
front with projecting gabled wings each end. Moulded stone string courses
at each floor level. Central 1/2 octagonal 3- storeyed porch. Moulded arched
doorway with dropped keystone. On first floor, in 3 centre faces, a 2-light
stone mullioned and transomed window with lead lights. Similar windows,
without transomes, on second floor. On each side of porch, ground and first
floors each have a 2-light stone mullioned and transomed window with lead
lights. The wings have, on ground and first floors a 2-light stone mullioned
and transomed window with lead lights. Similar windows on second floor,
without transomes, under label moulds. Lead rainwater heads inscribed 1 (J)
T 1622. Half gable wall of kitchen wing projects left of main range. This
of 3 storeys and attic. Ground, first and second floors each have a 3-light
stone mullioned window with lead lights. Blocked window over. 2-storeyed
service range to left. Roof has stone eaves courses. 4-centred arched
doorway and stone mullioned windows with lead lights. Main entrance has
heavy oak studded door with spy-hole. Hall has stone 4-centred arched fireplace,
C17 oak panelling and early C20 plaster ceiling in C17 style. Heavy oak plank
and muntin partition between Hall and Dining Room. Large arched stone fireplace
in Dining Room. West Stair, C17, has close string and heavy turned balusters.
East Stair, later C17, also close string, has lighter turned balusters. Chamber
over Hall has ornamental plaster roundel in centre of ceiling. Stone arched
(RCHM Monument 3. Dorset Vol. III. See also article in Country Life, Vol 37.
p.446. 1915.)

Listing NGR: SY8802197609

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Source: English Heritage

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