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Pamphill Manor House, Pamphill

Description: Pamphill Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107289

OS Grid Reference: ST9898700628
OS Grid Coordinates: 398987, 100628
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8052, -2.0157

Location: 545 Abbott Street, Pamphill, Dorset BH21 4ED

Locality: Pamphill
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 4ED

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Listing Text

Pamphill Manor House
ST 90 SE 3/53 18.3.55
Late C17, enlarged in C18 and early C20. Brick walls, roofs part tiled and
part stone slated. Brick stacks some with recessed panels and oversailing
caps. Two storeys and attics. Original building of T-shaped plan - the rear
kitchen wing extended late. Lower service range behind this to west. Main,
east elevation has projecting centre bay. In this, door in classical surround
with pediment has windows on each side, with glazing bars, under brick relieving
arches with carved keystones. First floor has three mullioned and transomed
windows with lead lights under brick arches with carved keystones. Flemish
style gable to attic with parapet and rim on apex. One casement window in
this, with balustraded apron. Each side of the centre bay, ground floor has
two double-hung sash windows with glazing bars under arches as before. First
floor has two windows similar to those in centre bay. Attic has two hipped
dormers with casements. C18 north elevation has double-hung sash windows with
glazing bars and one mullioned and transomed window with lead lights. Evidence
of altered fenestration here.
Internally, main ground and first floor rooms have contemporary plaster cornices,
and fireplace surrounds. Central hall has painted panel over fireplace. Good
C17 dog-leg staircase in rear wing, with heavy turned balusters, moulded handrail
and carved pendant. Tuscan colonnade at foot of stair. One first floor room
has wing cupboard in side of chimney breast. Two rooms have dated 1740 and 1741
scratched on window panes. A good C17 house, retaining many early features.
See Hutchins' History of Dorset.
RCHM Monument 5.

Listing NGR: ST9898700628

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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