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Description: Turkdean Manor
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 130091
OS Grid Reference: SP1080817629
OS Grid Coordinates: 410808, 217629
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8571, -1.8445
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TURKDEAN UPPER TURKDEAN
SP 11 NW
6/95 Turkdean Manor
Detached house. Probably late C16 (contains doorcase dated 1588),
for the Banystree family and C17, restored 1905. Main body coursed
squared and dressed limestone, block at rear ashlar, stone slate
roof, ashlar stacks. Complex plan comprising two parallel blocks,
one C16, one C17 with linking ranges, single storey C20 extensions
right. Single storey outbuilding, converted early C20, linked to
C20 extensions via wall right C16 block; 2½ storeys. Flat-
chamfered plinth to main body. Triple-gabled garden front. Tall
double-chamfered 4-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned casements
with king mullions to ground floor. Similar smaller casements to
first floor. Double-chamfered 3-light stone-mullioned casements
with continuous hoods lighting gables. Stopped hoods over ground
and first floor windows. Six-light stone-mullioned window with
Tudor-arched lights and C20 plank door within moulded Tudor-arched
surround in right gable end. Single storey outbuilding linked to
main body right lit by 6-light stone-mullioned casement with king
mullion and 4-centred headed lights. C20 plank door with fillets
towards left end. C17 block at rear; 2 storeys and attic lit by
two 2-light C20 roof dormers. Three-windowed facade. Stone-
mullioned cross windows with stopped hoods to first floor. Two
tall 2-light double-chamfered C19-C20 stone-mullioned casements to
ground floor left of blocked doorway with rectangular surround.
Three-light double-chamfered stone-mullioned casement with stopped
hood right. Roof of C16 main body with saddleback coping to gable
ends and pointed finials. Late C19-early C20 rainwater heads
Interior not accessible but contains a Tudor-arched fireplace and
panelled room according to Verey.
(David Verey, The Buildings of England, The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SP1080817629
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