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Court House at Manor House, Cheverell Magna

Description: Court House at Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 311923

OS Grid Reference: ST9802054284
OS Grid Coordinates: 398020, 154284
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2877, -2.0298

Location: 35 High Street, Cheverell Magna, Wiltshire SN10 5YA

Locality: Cheverell Magna
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 5YA

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Listing Text

ST 95 SE
(south side)
5/19 Court House at Manor House
Gazebo with game larder under, and approach stairways. c1690.
Fine brickwork with lime putty pointing, and raised stone quoins.
Slate roof. Square plan. Lower stage has offset door within stone
surround, and a horizontally set stone oval window with moulded
keyed architrave. Tall upper stage with door to west, and windows
on three other sides, that to south altered. Stone moulded
architraves with archivolt, carved spandrels, and lion mask
keystones. Door with bolection moulded surround. Roof hipped with
stone finial brackets and ball.
Interior: Game larder has brick segmental vault and hanging bars.
Upper level is octagonal, with corners of square occupied by arched
cupboard with panelled doors and shaped shelves, one with clerk's
desk, said to be from the time the building was used as a court
room. Approach to upper level is by a fine series of steps of
limestone with brick balustrades, rising in 3 flights from rear of
house. Stone copings with scrolled ends. Between steps and
gazebo, a large lead lined water tank of brick with stone copings.

Listing NGR: ST9801654286

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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