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Former Priests House, About 10 Metres East of Wayford Manor House, Wayford

Description: Former Priests House, About 10 Metres East of Wayford Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262206

OS Grid Reference: ST4048106625
OS Grid Coordinates: 340481, 106625
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8561, -2.8469

Locality: Wayford
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA18 8QQ

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Listing Text

5/78 Former Priest's House. about 10
metres east of Wayford Manor House


Former parsonage, now part of the manor estate. C15 and later. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings; stone slate roof
to north wing and double Roman clay tiles to south crosswing, both roofs with stepped coped gables: rendered chimney
stacks.'L'-plant, south elevation of 3 bays. Full-height buttresses betweei bays: 3- light hollow-chamfer mulioned
windows in wave-mould recesses without labels: boarded door in lower bay 1. Slit windows in attic of east gable, with
2-light mullioned window in east flank of north wing. North gable forms part of churchyard wall, and has a C15
ogee-arched cinquefoil-cusped window without label and 2 attic windows of slim single-lights, hollow-chamfer lights in
wave-mould recesses without label: between these a large panel with an eroded coat-of-arms set in an egg-and-tart mould
frame. Wast return flank of north wing has more 2-light mullioned windows. the upper with traces of ovolo-mouiding, and
at north end a winding staircase from outside with triangular arched opening and boarded door in heavy cambered-arched
timber frame. Interior not accessible. Described in 1606 as a mansion with barn, garden and orchard; repaired 1827 for
an incoming curato; lived-in intermittently by parish priest until cl965. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, l978, p74).

Listing NGR: ST4048106625

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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