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Description: Tarrant Gunville Manor House
Date Listed: 29 December 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 103665
OS Grid Reference: ST9249012608
OS Grid Coordinates: 392490, 112608
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9129, -2.1082
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ST 9212 -
9/37 Tarrant Gunville
Manor house, late C18, for the Chapman family. Colourwashed render and ashlar.
Slate roof of 2 parallel ranges with end rendered stacks. Symmetrical. 3 storeys,
5 bays to the north and 7 to the south. Sashes with glazing bars. Outer ground
floor bays have Palladian windows with Tuscan columns. Central flat porch with
Internal features (RCHM): principal rooms have dadoes and fireplaces in the
Adam style; a marble chimney piece is said to be by Flaxman. The house was
once occupied by Josiah Wedgwood II. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.93/4, no.3.
Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.417.)
Listing NGR: ST9249012608
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Source: English Heritage
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