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The Manor House, Alton Pancras

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 104733

OS Grid Reference: ST6991902384
OS Grid Coordinates: 369919, 102384
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8202, -2.4284

Location: B3143, Alton Pancras, Dorset DT2 7RW

Locality: Alton Pancras
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7RW

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Listing Text


8/14 26-1-56 The Manor House


House, extensive remodelling c 1730-44 for Thomas Hasket and again c 1760.
Brick (Flemish bond) with some render and south gable of mathematical tiles,
ashlar dressings. Slated gable ended roofs, stone copings and end brick
stacks. East facade, 2 storeys, 5 bay. Ashlar plinth, plat-band, eaves
course and rusticated quoins. Windows are sashes with gauged brick heads
with keystones and stone aprons. The upper floor central window has a stone
architrave with side scrolls and a key-block. The central doorway has a
moulded stone surround with a pedimented cornice. Internal features: North
room of east range has fielded panelling, a fireplace with entablature and
Tuscan columns flanked by two 'gothick' ogee-headed niches; the south room
of the same range has fielded panelling and a fireplace with Ionic pilasters;
two bestibules between the north and south rooms have fielded panelling,
the westernmost one containing the stairs which have turned newel posts and
balusters and a moulded handrail. C18 doorcases with carved and moulded
architraves and doors with fielded and beaded panels.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p.2, no 2. Newman J and Pevsner N, The Buildings of
England: Dorset. Penguin, 1972, pp.75-6.

Listing NGR: ST6991902384

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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