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West Woodyates Manor, Pentridge

Description: West Woodyates Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107419

OS Grid Reference: SU0162619491
OS Grid Coordinates: 401626, 119491
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9748, -1.9782

Location: Pentridge, Dorset SP5 5QS

Locality: Pentridge
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5QS

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Listing Text

West Woodyates Manor

3/82 (formerly listed as Manor
Farmhouse,West Woodyates)


Manor house, C17 or earlier origin, remodelled early C18 with further
alterations and extensions of the C19 and C20. C18 work probably for
Lord Londonderry. Flint and rubble walls, partly rendered, with ashlar
dressings. Tiled roofs with ashlar stack left and brick stacks to rear
of ridge. C18 front originally symmetrical. 2 storeys with attics and
basements, 5 bay with C19 2 storey bow to the right. Eaves parapet with
moulded cornice. 12-pane sashes under square heads with keystones. Upper
floor central window has moulded architrave. The outer bays are flanked
by bull's eye windows in each storey. Hipped dormers. Central rusticated
doorcase with panelled door.

Internal features (RCHM): ground floor, south-west room has open fireplace
with chamfered bressummer with rounded shoulders and raised centre; same
room is lined with C17 panelling; one upper floor room has a moulded stone
fireplace surround with a rounded head and another has an C18 fireplace
with a bolection moulded surround. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 53/4, no. 2).

Listing NGR: SU0162619491

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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