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The Manor House, Knook

Description: The Manor House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313560

OS Grid Reference: ST9374041776
OS Grid Coordinates: 393740, 141776
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1752, -2.0909

Location: Knook, Wiltshire BA12 0JG

Locality: Knook
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 0JG

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Listing Text

ST 94 SW
(south side)
3/87 The Manor House
Detached house. C16, altered early C17. Dressed limestone, tiled
roof with coped verges and stone stacks with moulded cappings. L-
plan, hall range has lateral stack to rear. Two-storey, 3-window
front. Two-storey gabled porch to centre with Tudor-arched
openings, 2-light mullioned casement to first floor and 1637
datestone, 3-light and 2-light mullioned casements to left and 4-
light to right, first floor has 4-light recessed chamfered
mullioned casement with hoodmould either side of porch. First
floor has two 4-light mullioned casements with hoodmoulds. Wing
projecting to right has buttresses with offsets, 2-light mullioned
casements to left side, external stack and 2-light and 3-light
mullioned casements to gable end, right return has 2-light and 3-
light mullioned casements with hoodmoulds, C20 conservatory, 3-
light mullioned casement to centre, lighting stairs, buttresses up
to eaves, first floor with three 2-light mullioned casements. Rear
of main range has large lateral stack to left, glazed C20 door, 3-
light and 4-light mullioned casement to ground floor, 3-light
mullioned casements to first floor, all with hoodmoulds. Rear
gable end of wing has 4-light mullioned casements. Left return
with attached single-storey addition, 2-light ovolo-mullioned first
floor casement.
Interior: main room has inserted Italian stone C16 fireplace, room
to left has open fireplace with raised cambered lintel on stone
jambs. C17 wing has Tudor-arched stone fireplaces to ground and
first floors, ovolo-moulded doorcase with stops between wing and
main range, 8-panelled wainscot doors; some are early C20 copies.
Stairs in wing with ovolo-moulded newels, missing balusters.
Restored by Crichton-Maitland family in 1920s.

Listing NGR: ST9374041776

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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