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The Manor House, Long Sutton

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 263220

OS Grid Reference: ST4692225246
OS Grid Coordinates: 346922, 125246
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0241, -2.7582

Location: B3165, Long Sutton, Somerset TA10 9HT

Locality: Long Sutton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA10 9HT

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Listing Text

12/154 The Manor House
(formerly listed as Manor Farm

Detached House. Probably late C15, reshaped in C17, C18 and C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings;
plain clay tile roofs over stone slate base courses, between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. Complex plan: north
elevation of 2 storeys, 6 bays, of which bays 2 and 6 are gabled projecting wings and bay 4 a single-storey lean-to
porch. Mostly hollow chamfer mullioned windows of 2 or 3 lights, with square labels; but lower bays 5 and 6 have early
C18 segmental arched architraved openings, bay 5 with a 12-pane sash window and bay 6 with French doors; open porch has
semi-circular arch with keystone and moulded imposts, with an early boarded door with plain opening inside; gable wall
to bay 2 has only a boarded door, but two 3-light mullioned windows in west return wall, and stone stairs to first
floor level on the east return; bay 1 has an outshut and moulded doorway with flat arch. The east gable has further
mullioned windows, one blocked, with small square attic window. The south elevation of 5 bays, of which bays 1 to 3 are
early C19 remodelling, with 16-pane sash windows in plain openings under stone lintols, and an open porch to bay 2 of
non-classical detail; these bays marked by end pilasters: moulded cambered arched doorway between bays 3 and 4; bay 4
has 3-light chamfer mullioned windows with flat head lights below and 4-centre arched lights with incised spandrils
above, these last repeated in bay 5, all with labels. Formerly cross-passage plan, now modified, interior contains
moulded cambered arched fireplaces, and some C18 fielded panelling to the main inner room, as well as two staircases,
one in a turret, one spiral in a gable: roof replaced c1800. (VAG Report, SRO Unpublished 1976) Some early C16 stained
glass iron the Church inside the house: the house, formerly known as Sutton Valence Manor, recorded by 1538 (VCH, vol
III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4692225246

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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