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Wilcot Manor House, Wilcot

Description: Wilcot Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 311777

OS Grid Reference: SU1397660790
OS Grid Coordinates: 413976, 160790
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3460, -1.8007

Location: Wilcot, Wiltshire SN9 5NS

Locality: Wilcot
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN9 5NS

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Listing Text

SU 16 SW
Wilcot Manor House


Manor House, early C17, C18 and later. Brick, with tiled roof.
Two storeys and attic. Central block of 3 bays with cross wings
both ends, and stair in right re-entrant angle at rear. Further
service wing on left. Main facade to west, remodelled mid C18 with
entrance in large glazed porch of c1920. Twelve-paned sashes early
C20 with gauged brick lintels, extended up at centre to form
residual flush key. Roofs hipped and tall panelled brick stacks.
Centre block and left wing have deeply chamfered cross beams.
Central hall saloon has interesting stone fireplace c1600 with
fascia carved with grotesques and foliage. Fine stair around well
with twisted balusters, extending to attic level. C17 panelling,
probably from hall, refixed on first floor landing. Main
reception rooms in right (south) wing have inlaid marble, and
marble and wood fireplaces of mid C18, possibly imported, also some
on first floor. The house is probably on the site of the Domus
Optima noted in Domesday Book, and later a manor of the Bishops of
(VCH X 194)

Listing NGR: SU1397660790

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Source: English Heritage

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