Description: Conock Manor
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 311959
OS Grid Reference: SU0683057412
OS Grid Coordinates: 406830, 157412
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3158, -1.9034
SU 05 NE
3/55 Conock Manor
Manor house, c.1700, possibly late C18, and 1817 by Richad Ingleman
of Southwell (Notts), altered c.1930. Limestone ashlar with slate
roofs. Two storeys, cellars and attics, main house of 5 x 3 bays
with screen wall both sides. Central 6-panelled door with fanlight
within portico of fluted Ionic columns supporting a half-round
entablature, originally designed with leaded half dome roof.
Central bay slightly set forward with pediment with central raised
panel. Twelve-paned margin glazed sashes, those to ground floor
with intersecting glazing bars (1817), all with moulded
architraves. Fluted giant pilasters at ends, from first build,
with stylised feather caps. Acanthus frieze. Screen walls have
central blind arch-headed windows and flanking paired smaller
pilasters with marked entasis. Roof hipped, with 3 dormers, and 2
on return elevations. Rear elevation has central door with
scrolled broken pediment, probably original front door of c.1700.
Wings behind screen walls contain, on right, a library of 1817,
extended c.1930, and on left, dining room extended by brick bow
window in c.1930.
Internally, altered c.1930 when corridor from central corridor
removed to form long saloon. Good C18 fireplaces of varied
marbles, imported c.1930. Library has rectangular saucer vault,
lightly coffered, and extended by square bay with matching ceiling
c.1930. Stair C18, with good balusters, and dentilled cornice.
Central moulded plaster arms of Gifford Warriner, died 1820).
(V.C.H. X. p.65; Country Life, June 29. 1951; Pevsner, Buildings of
England: Wiltshire, 173-4).
Listing NGR: SU0683057412
Source: English Heritage
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