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Manor House, West Overton

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 311401

OS Grid Reference: SU1334968122
OS Grid Coordinates: 413349, 168122
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4120, -1.8094

Location: Church Hill, West Overton, Wiltshire SN8 4ER

Locality: West Overton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 4ER

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Listing Text

(east end)
9/149 Manor House
(Formerly listed as the
27.2.58 Old Manor)
House. C16 and C17. Sarsen with timber framed and tile hung upper
floor. Brick cross wing on stone moulded sill. Thatched roof.
Two storeys and attic, 3 bays, with 4-bay cross wing at east end,
refurbished C20. Door central to south side; 4-panelled with C18
canopied brick porch, the inner door moulded with 3-centred head.
Flanking windows C19 replacing C17 ovolo moulded stone windows, of
which one partly survives on south, three at west gable end, and
two smaller windows on north. Upper floor has C18 leaded ovolo
timber casements. C20 conservatory at angle with cross wing, the
latter originally a barn and now with two 2-light stone-mullioned
windows at south end, re-set. Some later windows. Gable stacks,
the west stack rebuilt.
Interior: Partitions to through hall of narrow central bay of
timber framing. Library, at west end, has reset C17 panelling,
originally from Devon. A Manor building is recorded in the Earl of
Pembroke's estate papers in 1504.

Listing NGR: SU1334968122

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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