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Description: The Manor House and 2 Garden Gateways to South
Date Listed: 9 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317393
OS Grid Reference: ST8212871210
OS Grid Coordinates: 382128, 171210
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4396, -2.2585
COLERNE QUARRY LANE
8/301 The Manor House and 2 garden
gateways to south
House, dated 1689 but of earlier origins, heavily rebuilt 1900 by
W. J. Wilcox of Bath. Rubble stone, part rough rendered with
ashlar dressings and small ashlar block with black mortar joints
to 1900 work. Stone tiled roofs with coped gables and elaborate
1900 circular shafted stacks, to end walls, front ridge and 2 on
rear ridge, paired shafts, except east end single shaft and rear
ridge row of 4 axial shafts. Two storey and attic, L-plan. South
front, rough rendered with central straight joint; to left, door
and ovolo-moulded cross window above, both 1900, to right later C20
doorway and ground floor 1900 ovolo-moulded cross window. East
gable end has fine inset 2-storey C17 3-sided canted stone bay with
3-light windows to front, single-lights to side. 1900 3-light
attic window. To right moulded string returned to north side with
4-light mullion window below, central king mullion. Oval light
above. North return has blank 2-light ovolo-moulded window to
ground floor. Rear wing, east front, has moulded eaves cornice,
1900 2-light window and single light to first floor and renewed 3
and 4-light windows below with section of string course between.
C20 projecting summer-room with coped east gable. West front
wholly of 1900, with 2-light mullion windows to upper floor and
attic and two 4-light cross-windows flanking gabled porch. Within
porch, reset 1689 plaque set up by E., A. and F. Hunt to
commemorate coronation of William and Mary, and an inscription
recording rebuilding for Mrs. A. Walmesley 1900. Flanking south
front are 2 opposed late C17 or early C18 ashlar gateways with
moulded architraves, broken pediments and ball finials.
Listing NGR: ST8212871210
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