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Lewcombe Manor, East Chelborough

Description: Lewcombe Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105753

OS Grid Reference: ST5581307386
OS Grid Coordinates: 355813, 107386
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8643, -2.6292

Location: East Chelborough, Dorset DT2 0QB

Locality: East Chelborough
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 0QB

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Listing Text

2/6 Lewcombe Manor
Manor House in grounds. Late C18, refaced block, with large late C19 extensions
to create L-plan in C17 style. Main entrance front therefore late C19. Snecked
rubble-stone walls, with moulded strings. Slate roof, with stone gable-copings.
2 composite stone stacks on ridge. Return elevation to north, masking early
part of house has rendered walls and slate roofs. Entrance front: 2 storeys
and dormers. 3 windows (ground floor), irregular fenestration, 2- and 4-light
ovolo-moulded stone mullions, metal casements with lead lights in lozenge
pattern. Canted stone bay window at left ground, with a stone-framed single
casement to each face. 4-light gabled dormer window at left hand. Porch,
right of centre, 2 1/2 storeys gabled with moulded kneelers. Entrance has stone
octagonal nook-shafts, imposts and a round-headed moulded arch with dropped
key over, set in a square frame. Front door, (inner face), plank-and-muntin
studded. Return elevation: 2 storeys, 4 windows, 2-light transomed mullions,
separate labels over. Small service block at north-east, stone with low
gabled roofs to west and north, and central stone stack. Wooden casements with
glazing-bars. Interior of house: staircase in the north (early range) early
C19, with stick balusters. Pointed-arches in corridors, panelled doorways and
reveals. C19 staircase in angle of the two ranges, with barley-sugar balusters.
Small compartmented panelling, C19 in C17 style.

Listing NGR: ST5581307386

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Source: English Heritage

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