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Conock Old Manor, Chirton

Description: Conock Old Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 311965

OS Grid Reference: SU0665057418
OS Grid Coordinates: 406650, 157418
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3158, -1.9060

Location: Chirton, Wiltshire SN10 3QQ

Locality: Chirton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 3QQ

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Listing Text

SU 05 NE
3/61 Conock Old Manor
House, late C17 and 1753 for Gifford Yerbury. English bond
brickwork with stone quoins and dressings, slate roof. Two
storeys, cellar and attics. 'L'-plan, comprising a west block of 7
window bays, and rear wing on left of 2 bays containing kitchen,
and single storey service building beyond. Main 7-bay elevation
has central half-glazed door with moulded stone architrave and
timber pediment. Windows 12-pane sashes with moulded stone
architraves with bead moulded arrises, but central window to upper.
floor has round head with raised key and springer stones.
Elevation is raised on stone semi-basement with 2-light chamfered
stone windows to cellars. Raised parapet. Right gable and rear
elevations of this block were not remodelled in mid C18, and retain
stone cross windows in English bond brickwork. Door in second bay,
6-panelled with moulded stone architrave and stone pediment on
simple console brackets. Moulded stone drip mould returns on
kitchen wing, but removed on rear elevation. North elevation as
west front, raised on malmstone plinth, with chamfered stone sill,
and plain plat band. Five bays, with central door with architrave
and flat stone canopy on consoles. Heavy glazing bars to windows.
Date 1753 with end lozenge motifs in vitrified headers between
upper windows. Major external stack to gable of kitchen wing.
Three flat roofed paned dormers.
Interior: Room in north-west corner panelled. Attic stairs have
late C17 balusters.
(V.C.H. X. 65).

Listing NGR: SU0665057418

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Source: English Heritage

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