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Rodden Manor, Selwood

Description: Rodden Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267398

OS Grid Reference: ST7961147573
OS Grid Coordinates: 379611, 147573
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2270, -2.2934

Location: Selwood, Somerset BA11 5LE

Locality: Selwood
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 5LE

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Listing Text


7/451 Rodden Manor



Manor house. Late C16 truncated centre block with ridge at right angles to frontage, mid C17 wing to each side.
Coursed and squared rubble, stone tiled roof; facade under 5 gables, that to centre timber framed with plaster
infilling and jettied, corresponding first floor in a similar style, moulded sill beam, 2 ornamental soffit brackets;
smaller dormer gables to each side with copings, 4 restored brick stacks. Two storeys and attics, 6 bays,
predominantly 2, and 4-light ogee-moulded stone-mullioned windows, those to right 2 bays with dripmoulds and
relieving arches; window openings to right 2 gables blank, none to left 2 gables; 3, 4 and 5-light ovolo moulded wooden
mullioned windows to attic, first, and ground floors of centre bay respectively, moulded sills on wooden brackets
except on ground floor. Door opening between third and fourth bays in a moulded 4-centred stone surround, stopped
label over, studded plank door, further door opening between first and second bays, plank door. Interior with many
exposed ceiling beams, some plaster friezes to right ground floor room; this room also has a fireplace in a moulded
4-centred stone surround, moulded cornice shelf, ornamental plaster overmantel with the arms of the Horner family. The
building was used as almshouses in the C18 and C19, at which time an addition was made to the left side. (VAG report,
unpublished SRO, June 1980).

Listing NGR: ST7961147573

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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