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North Perrott Manor House Perrott Hill School, North Perrott

Description: North Perrott Manor House Perrott Hill School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262453

OS Grid Reference: ST4675509645
OS Grid Coordinates: 346755, 109645
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8838, -2.7583

Location: Willis's Lane, North Perrott, Somerset TA18 7SL

Locality: North Perrott
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA18 7SL

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Listing Text


6/203 North Perrott Manor House
(Perrott Hill School)


Former manor house, now a private school. 1877, by T.H. Wyatt, architect, for P.M. Hoskyns. Ham stone ashlar; plain
clay tiled roofs, mostly between or behind moulded coped gables; ashlar chimney stacks. In a late C16 style. 'L'- plan;
2 storeys with attics: north-west elevation 10 bays, with north-west projecting wing. Plinth, string course: in bays 1
to 7 sash windows with transomes and moulded reveals: bay 4 has a 4-light double transomed king-mullioned stair window:
windows to bays 8, 9 and return wing have secondary glazing bars. To bay 2 protecting 2-storey porch having open
seal-circular archway flanked by paired Doric columns, carved band above, then 4-light windows flanked by paired Ionic
columns, ornamental parapet. Large attic gables to bays 1/2, and 3/4, small gable bays 6/7. On south-east side a
single-storey orangery with C16 style perforated parapet. South east elevation of 5 gabled bays, with 2 segmental bay
windows, 2-storey bay 1 and single-storey bay 4 added in 1900; ground floor bay 2 has a 3-arched loggia. Late C20
buildings added on north-west corner, not of special interest. Interiors of high quality and little altered; moulded
plaster ceilings, wall panelling, fine staircase and good joinery generally: some fine timber and marble chimneypieces,
one featuring a painting. Orangery roof shattered by wartime bomb damage, and replaced by flat roof, (Pevsner, N,
Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; In RIBA Drawings Collection there is a House at Crewkerne for Mr
Hoskins by T.H. Wyatt and David Brandon but this partnership was dissolved by 1851).

Listing NGR: ST4675509645

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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