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Manor House, Horningsham

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313342

OS Grid Reference: ST8214641427
OS Grid Coordinates: 382146, 141427
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1718, -2.2567

Location: 66 Church Street, Horningsham, Wiltshire BA12 7LN

Locality: Horningsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7LN

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(east side)
2/121 Manor House


House in own grounds. Late C16, altered late C18. Rubblestone,
Welsh slate to front pitch of roof, tiles to rear, brick and ashlar
stacks. 'L'-plan. Two storey, 5-windowed; sashes. Central 6-
panelled door recessed in chamfered rusticated surround, two 12-
pane sashes either side. First floor has five 12-pane sashes,
moulded string course over. Right return has 2-light casement and
recessed chamfered light to attic. Left return has C20 casement,
3-light mullioned and transomed casement with hoodmould and C19
door in C20 porch to left, first floor has two 3-light hollow-
chamfered mullioned and transomed casements with hoodmould, attic
has 2-light hollow-chamfered mullioned casement. Rear has patio
doors to left and two 12-pane sashes to right, first floor has one
sash, attic has one 2-light hollow chamfered mullioned casement,
rear wing has one 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement to
ground floor.
Interior has doors with six fielded panels to ground floor, doors
with two raised panels to first floor, in moulded architraves.
Ground floor west room has fine late C16 moulded Tudor-arched stone
fireplace with Tuscan columns to overmantel with heraldic arms,
strapwork decoration and guilloche frieze, armoured figures and
ball finials to top., First floor fireplace over latter has square
ovolo-moulded surround with fluted Doric columns to scrolled frieze
and dentilled cornice, overmantel with Ionic columns and heraldic
shield with strapwork. Fireplaces said to come from Woodhouse
Castle, in Horningsham, demolished.

Listing NGR: ST8214441425

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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