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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 12 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 105466
OS Grid Reference: ST5617502264
OS Grid Coordinates: 356175, 102264
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8183, -2.6235
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ST 50 SE RAMPISHAM RAMPISHAM VILLAGE
3/141 The Manor House
Manor House. Early C17, remodelled internally late C19, and
with early C20 additions on the east and north-west. Rubble-
stone and dressed stone walls with ashlar quoins. Roman tile
roofs, hipped. Stone and brick stacks on south ridge, and
brick on north-west wing. Two storeys and attics. Entrance
front, 3 windows then north-west range, 2 storey porch,
gabled, left of centre. Mullion-and-transom windows, mainly
of 4 lights, with separate labels over the ground floor
windows. Iron casements, leaded. Porch entrance has a depressed-
arch head with separate label over. Plank door inside. South
elevation: 5 windows, also of mullion-and-transom type, with
2-light windows over. C20 dormers inserted on the north and
south elevations. Depressed-arch doorway at centre, with
separate label over. High up on this wall is a small round
dial, dated 1608. Interior: completely remodelled, late C19.
South-west room has an overmantel made up of C17, fragments
from the former screen mentioned in Hutchins; it has a frieze
with fruit and swags; there are fragments from the same source
in the north-east room. Both rooms have panelled C17 doors
with elaborate enrichment over the doorways and scrolled
cresting. Fragment of early C16 glass with a red rose and a
number of C14 slip-tiles found near the house and including
shields-of-arms of Bryan. (RCHM).
(RCHM Dorset I, p192(6). J Hutchins, History of Dorset vol II,
p694, 3rd ed. 1861-74).
Listing NGR: ST5617502264
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Source: English Heritage
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