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The Manor House, Creech St Michael

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270598

OS Grid Reference: ST2683526813
OS Grid Coordinates: 326835, 126813
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0360, -3.0448

Location: New Lane, Creech St Michael, Somerset TA2 8DA

Locality: Creech St Michael
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA2 8DA

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Listing Text


6/87 The Manor House


Farmhouse. Late medieval, C17, subsequently walls raised and dwelling reroofed, altered mid C20. Rendered over rubble,
steeply pitched triple Roman tiled roof, decorative ridge tiles lower independently roofed wing right with pantiles,
brick stacks gable ends of main block and to left of cross passage. Plan: thought to be open hall house subsequently
ceiled to 3 cell and cross passage, outshot at rear, internally altered C20, agricultural wing right. Two storeys, 4:1
bays, C20 3-light casements without glazing bars in main block, C20 2-light casements in addition, entrance third bay
left of main block, flat roofed Ionic porch with moulded cornice, C20 studded door with bull's eye glass. Raking
buttress to left return, circular pigeon hole openings in right gable end. Interior not seen, said to contain in 2
rooms left of cross passage, chamfered axial beams with scroll stops, massive moulded stone lintel to left gable end
fireplace chamfered lateral beams right in C17 kitchen with remains of very large fireplace, lintel renewed; the main
interest of the house is the survival of much of the earlier blackened jointed cruck roof below the present roof,
though much of the detail is concealed (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1979).

Listing NGR: ST2683526813

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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