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Burghope Burghope Manor, Winsley

Description: Burghope Burghope Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314773

OS Grid Reference: ST7976160953
OS Grid Coordinates: 379761, 160953
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3473, -2.2920

Location: Bradford Road, Winsley BA15 2LA

Locality: Winsley
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2LA

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Listing Text


3/325 Burghope Manor and Burghope
(formerly listed as Burghope)


House, C16 and C17 extended in C19 and C20, rubble stone with stone
slate roofs to main range, Bridgwater tiles elsewhere. Ashlar
stacks. l½ - 2 storeys. Original range, now Berghope Manor, runs
north-south with C20 north end addition, 1½ storeys. South end
block has slightly raised roof, west side stack and gable end 4-
light mullion-and-transom hollow-moulded window to ground floor
and 5-light above, one light blank the others with cusped pointed
heads, three ogee, the other matching C19 windows on service wing.
East side has dormer gable to right with hollow-moulded 3-light
window and hoodmould, C20 mullion window under eaves to left.
Ground floor French window and ovolo-moulded 3-light mullion
window. East front continues with one ridge stack and coped gable
with north stack at original north end. Two large dormer gables
with three-light windows and one smaller gable to left with 2-
light, all ovolo-moulded. Large gables have apex blank panels.
Ground floor has, from left, door in coped gabled ashlar porch with
Tudor-arched entry, an oak-framed single light, a C19 or C20 three-
light window with arched-headed lights and a 3-light mullion window
with hoodmould, small-paned windows and centre sash. Windows
generally have leaded lights. Two-window C20 range with two dormer
gables extends to right. Rear service wing, now Berghope, extends
west from south end. Two ridge stacks, two storeys, three-window
range of mullion windows with cusped pointed lights and centre
gable with 1881 date plaque. To rear, and parallel, attached to
north end of original house is stable range, probably C18 with
three ground floor doors and circular pitching eye in gablet.
Interior: Main house has very large hollow-moulded Tudor-arched
fireplace backing on entry with faded painted text in Gothic script
said to be 'Remember the Sabbath..' Adjoining room has 4-panel
ceiling with deep chamfered beams.

Listing NGR: ST7976160953

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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