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The Manor House, Holt

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314506

OS Grid Reference: ST8568662598
OS Grid Coordinates: 385686, 162598
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3623, -2.2070

Location: Holt, Wiltshire BA14 6PW

Locality: Holt
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 6PW

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Listing Text

(off east side)

5/58 The Manor House


Manor house. Late C17, late C18, mid C19 and early C20. Rubble
stone, Welsh slate hipped roof, stone stacks. Rambling L-plan.
Two-storey, 6-window front. Recessed C20 door with niche to right
and small sash to left, within Tuscan portico of c1980, two 16-pane
sashes to first floor. Matching flanking wings, the left one with
two 12-pane sashes to ground and first floor, the right one with
two 16-pane sashes to ground and first floor. Mid C19 ashlar wing
projecting to left has 12-pane sashes and plat band. Right return
has five French windows to ground floor within C20 loggia, five
first floor sashes, two flat-headed attic dormers with 2-light
casements. Left return has 8-pane sashes to C19 wing, left return
of C17 range has two cross windows with fillet-mouldings to ground
floor and three to first floor, moulded string course, wing to left
built as services, has sashes and 6-panelled door, gable end with
1913 datestone. Rear has lean-to extensions, half-glazed door and
4-pane and 16-pane sashes, gable end of C17 range has early C20
renewed cross windows and string course.
Interior largely remodelled C20, retains original early C19
joinery; 6-panelled doors in moulded architraves, window shutters,
open-well stairs with stick balusters, cantilevered stone stairs
with moulded handrail, chamfered beams in C17 range, moulded C17
balusters on attic landing.

Listing NGR: ST8568662598

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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