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The Manor House, and Well 500 Metres to North of Porch, Chilthorne Domer

Description: The Manor House, and Well 500 Metres to North of Porch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 April 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 263515

OS Grid Reference: ST5239618967
OS Grid Coordinates: 352396, 118967
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9681, -2.6793

Location: Main Street, Chilthorne Domer, Somerset BA22 8RD

Locality: Chilthorne Domer
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8RD

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Listing Text

3/60 The Manor House, and well 500 mm
to north of porch
Detached house. C17, modified, late C20 additions by Frank Taylor, master mason. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roofs
between coped gables; stone slab chimney stacks. T-plan: 2 storeys with attic; north elevation 7 bays of which bays 6
and 7 are C20. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows in wave mould recess, labels to lower windows and upper bays 3 and 4;
2-light bay 1 and 7, 3-light upper bay 3, bay 4, lower bay 5 and bay 6; no window upper bay 5; dormer window over bay
6: to bay 2 a projecting porch with cambered arched doorway and circular light over, single light windows to sides,
obelisk finial to gable, this also C20 addition; chamfered cambered arched doorway between bays 4/5, no label. In east
and west walls of projection tall windows with transomes, upper window in gabled dormer, also cambered arched doorway
and projecting chimney stack; windows mostly 4-light above and 5-light below. Inside, original cross passage: in east
room a 4 m wide fireplace with elm cross beam and side oven: middle room early C18, fielded panelling with moulded
timber coving, 6-panel doors and unusual beaded surround fireplace and shell hood cupboard: early C19 staircase.
Probably traces of east gable stair in first floor cupboard; in south wing some early C17 panelling with door,
relocated, and C19 stone fireplace with Vagg arms on keystone. Roof has slightly cambered collar trusses; wattle and
daub partition at east end, with cambered arched doorway. Immediately north of porch a well with glass cover.

Listing NGR: ST5239618967

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Source: English Heritage

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