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Manor House, Warminster

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 312933

OS Grid Reference: ST8711945378
OS Grid Coordinates: 387119, 145378
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2075, -2.1858

Location: Manor Gardens, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8PZ

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 8PZ

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Listing Text

Manor House
ST 8745 SW 6/91


Rebuilt 1791 by a timber merchant (Thomas Marsh, tenant of Lord Bath). Ground
floor connected to offices. 3 storeys and attic. Altered. Ashlar with projecting
plinth and strings at 1st and 2nd floor cill levels. Small moulded cornice
and blocking course. Hipped old tile roof, 2 chimneys, one ashlar with low
moulded capping. 2 hipped dormers. Central bay has a slight projection.
Glazing bar sash windows. 3 windows on 2nd floor. 2 storey C19 angular bay
to left hand. 2 other windows on 1st floor and one segmental headed window
to right hand on ground floor. 6 panel central door with arched fanlight
of radiating glazing pattern under plain stone Doric porch. Modern 2 storey
extension to left hand in keeping with original design and with 4 windows
on west front. East front has one window per floor (segmental fanned head
on ground floor). Slender staircase of square plan with twisted rail at base,
galleried landing. Palmette ceiling mouldings in room to right of entrance.

Listing NGR: ST8711945378

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Source: English Heritage

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