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Manor House, Moreton

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108669

OS Grid Reference: SY8013189218
OS Grid Coordinates: 380131, 89218
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7023, -2.2827

Location: Station Road, Moreton, Dorset DT2 8AZ

Locality: Moreton
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8AZ

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Listing Text

20.11.59 (South Side)

Manor House.
(Formerly listed as
"The Manor House",
including attached
outbuildings at rear)


Farmhouse. Formerly known as Moreton Farm House - the home farm of Moreton House.
Built 1772 by James Frampton, possibly incorporating an earlier cottage at the
rear. Enlarged 1862.
Front and side walls of Portland Stone. Rear wall of brick. Brick dentil cornice
at eaves. Tiled roof with stone eaves courses. Separate pitched roof to (possibly)
earlier section at rear. Stone stacks, some rendered. C19 wing on west has brick
walls, tiled roof, brick stack. Two storeys and attic.
Main south elevation has central part-glazed door in later timber glazed porch with
gabled tiled roof. Ground floor has two double-hung sash windows with glazing
bars. First floor as three similar windows. Attic has one dormer with gabled roof
and casement. Later section has two double-hung sash windows with glazing bars on
ground and first floors. Plat band at first floor level. Brick dentil cornice at
eaves matching that on original section.
At the rear of the house, a range of single-storey outbuildings - game larder etc of
brick with tiled roof - the space between them and the house now roofed in.
Interior altered in mid C19, but retains a late C18 cut string staircase with
wreathed mahogany handrail, simple square balusters, and spandril brackets.
RCHM Monument 14.

Listing NGR: SY8013189218

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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