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Ditcheat House or Ditcheat Manor, Ditcheat

Description: Ditcheat House or Ditcheat Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 268297

OS Grid Reference: ST6257336370
OS Grid Coordinates: 362573, 136370
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1254, -2.5362

Location: Wraxall Road, Ditcheat, Somerset BA4 6RB

Locality: Ditcheat
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA4 6RB

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Listing Text

16/93 Ditcheat House, or Ditcheat Manor
(formerly listed as The Manor

Manor house now divided into flats. Early C17, some C18 and C19 alteration, further C20 work. Coursed and squared
rubble, some ashlar, coped verges, tile roofs, brick stacks. Two storeys and attic, 5:1:4 bays, all 2-light
stone-mullioned winnows, ovolo-moulded, iron casements, square-paned lead lights, continuous weathered strings which
are raised over window heads, gabled attic dormer to each side, again 2-light stone-mullioned windows, labels; good
large pierced finials. Projecting 2-storeyed gabled porch, window to first floor, label, finial; freestone doorcase,
semi-circular head, key and imposts, square frame, carved spandrels, studded inner floor. Irregular rear elevation,
similar windows, 5 large gables, moulded copings and stall ball finials. Interior with panelled solar on first floor;
ground floor with C17 chimneypiece with carving and painted overmantel; further features including some ornamental
plasterwork, doors and fireplaces. Good staircase with carved baluster panels, square newels, pendants off hall to the
rear. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST6257336370

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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