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Date Listed: 30 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 155265
OS Grid Reference: SO4902123910
OS Grid Coordinates: 349021, 223910
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9114, -2.7425
ST WEONARDS CP -
SO 42 SE
Fortified house. Late C15 or early C16, altered in C17 and C18 and then
again c1840, restored in mid-C20. Said to have been in the hands of the
Mynors family, who still live there, since early C15, ie before any of
the extant buildings. Circa 1840 alterations are in Tudor style. Square
sandstone rubble, sandstone ashlar, render to upper C18 part of south-east
tower, Welsh slate roofs. Square courtyard plan, the courtyard built over,
with corner towers and tower porch on north front. Three storeys.
North elevation has four windows between towers, the second window position
from the left being occupied by the porch; sashes to ground floor with C20
glazing bar door to right hand side; first floor has square-headed windows
of two round-headed lights except that to porch which has three lights;
the top floor windows are similar to those of the first except that they
are blind and shorter; tower porch is castellated and has 4-centred chamfered
C16 outer and inner arches, reached by short flight of steps, to entrance;
Interior: entry through porch formerly led to screens passage and hall which
is now occupied by the kitchen; part of hammer-beam roof of hall survives in
restored form though partly obscured by inserted floor; north-west ground
floor room has late C17 plaster ceiling with elaborate oval panels; late C17
dog-leg staircase with twisted balusters at rear of former screens passage;
c1840 staircase, in centre of former courtyard, leading up to small top
floor gallery. Included Grade I for the surviving medieval fabric and plan
form. (RCHM Vol I, p 230-2; H Montgomery-Massingberd., "Treago and its twin
families", The Field, 9th February 1985, pp 40-2).
Listing NGR: SO4902123910
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