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Hendford Manor, Yeovil

Description: Hendford Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 September 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 261364

OS Grid Reference: ST5543215722
OS Grid Coordinates: 355432, 115722
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9392, -2.6357

Location: 33 Hendford, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1TE

Locality: Yeovil
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA20 1TE

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Listing Text


7/28 Hendford Manor



Large town house converted to offices of c1720 with later alterations to
left-hand and right-hand (projecting). (Vacant Jan. 1983). Ham stone ashlar with
Welsh slate roof between coped gables, chimney stacks removed. 2-storeys with
attic and basement of 7 bays: the main West facade has plinth (with four 2-light
basement windows now blocked, rusticated quoins, band cill courses and moulded
string at first floor level. Central 8-panel front door (up 5 steps) with
projecting porch of c1900 design, using pairs of freely interpreted Corinthian
columns on high plinths carrying open segmental pediment, with bulls-eye window
under: parapet crowned with 2 urns: ground floor windows simple cruiform wooden
casements with leaded lights set in plain architraves; first floor has seven
16-pane sashes with medium glazing bars, in simple architraves: dentilled
cornice above, with the piers only remaining of a (presumed) balustrade.
3-dormer windows with segmental lead covered roofs to alternate bays-having
16-pane casements. To right-hand a matching extension of full height but
apparently only single storey with basement possibly c1860, with hipped Welsh
slate roof. No windows to sides, but to front a blocked basement window and a
large triple window in quasi-Venetian pattern, with triangular pediment. To
left- hand a plainer 2-storey extension, of uncertain date of local stone cut
and squared, with Welsh slate hipped roof having 3-bays of 3-light windows in
simple raised architraved and mullioned surrounds; barred windows: to the right
a simple doorway with flat stone hood. Interior not inspected. Built by Hooper
family c1750 (Solicitors): enlarged by Edwin Newman in 1840, purchased by Yeovil
Borough Council 1938.

Listing NGR: ST5543215722

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Source: English Heritage

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