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Ruins of Former Manor House, Witchampton

Description: Ruins of Former Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107585

OS Grid Reference: ST9908706332
OS Grid Coordinates: 399087, 106332
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8565, -2.0143

Location: Witchampton Lane, Witchampton, Dorset BH21 5AR

Locality: Witchampton
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5AR

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Listing Text


4/126 Ruins of former manor
house (formerly
listed as "The
18.3.55 Remains of Abbey
Buildings together
with Pigeon House
approximately 75
yards to west")


Ruins of former manor house. C13 origin. Flint and rubble walls with ashlar
dressings and some brick patching. The front wall, and fragments of the side
and rear walls only survive. Originally of 2 storeys, with solar on left and
hall on right, both at first floor level, on undercrofts. Large archway right
of centre, with brick segmental arch, and brick patching over. One original
and 2 added buttresses. On first floor of hall, remains of 2 lancets.
Remains of larger window in solar. In hall undercroft, one rectangular window
opening. At rear of solar block, small section of wall standing, with remains
of window at upper level. In poor repair. Scheduled Ancient Monument. No.
M.136 (R.C.H.M. Monument 2. Dorset Vol V). Note: The Pigeon House. Ref
15/8 included in the original listing description, has been demolished).

Listing NGR: ST9908706332

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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