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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 104955
OS Grid Reference: SY7035299991
OS Grid Coordinates: 370352, 99991
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7987, -2.4220
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SY 79 NW / ST 70 SW PIDDLETRENTHIDE PIDDLETRENTHIDE
VILLAGE (WEST SIDE)
9/224 and 12/224 26-1-56 The Manor House
Country House, late C18 with modifications and third storey of 1832
(RCHM) Rendered walls with hipped slate roof and stacks in various
locations. 3 storeys and semi-basement, east front of 5 bays,
symmetrical. Sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone
architraves. First-floor, central has a Palladian window. Cornice
above first floor windows. Projecting porch with balustraded
parapet. Door approached by curved double flights of stone steps with
iron balustrades. Other facades have C19 bow windows and some reset
C17 stone mullioned windows in the semi-basement. Internal features
(RCHM): Open string staircase with moulded mahogany handrail and
reeded cast iron balusters with volute capitals together with
octagonal newel post with palm-leaf capitals; principal rooms have
moulded and enriched cornices; second floor chimney piece with frieze
decorated with a human mask and flower swags.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 216, no 4.
Listing NGR: SY7035299991
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Source: English Heritage
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