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Manor House, Holwell

Description: Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 104860

OS Grid Reference: ST6892410402
OS Grid Coordinates: 368924, 110402
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8923, -2.4432

Location: Holwell Drove, Holwell, Dorset DT9 5LB

Locality: Holwell
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 5LB

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Listing Text


2/130 11-7-51 Manor House
30 m south of
Holwell Farmhouse

- II*

Country House, C16 with much rebuilding of 1889. Coursed, squared
rubble, stone slated, gable-ended roof with stacks in various positions.
2 storeys and attic, 4 bays. Stone mullioned windows of 4-lights to
the first 2 storeys but of 3-lights in the porch and gabled dormers.
Projecting 2 storey porch in third bay from left. C19 staged external
stack to left of porch which included probably medieval head corbel
reset. Reset medieval figure of woman in flowing robes in west end
wall. Internal features (RCHM) C16 plaster frieze in west end of
south range.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 121, no 9.

Listing NGR: ST6892410402

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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