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Manor House, Blunsdon St Andrew

Description: Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318234

OS Grid Reference: SU1523890725
OS Grid Coordinates: 415238, 190725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6152, -1.7813

Location: Church Way, Blunsdon St Andrew, Swindon SN26 7DQ

Locality: Blunsdon St Andrew
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN26 7DQ

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Listing Text

(north side)
Broad Blunsdon
Manor House
(formerly listed as
Manor Farmhouse)
so 1590 21/77 26.1.55


Early C17 and later C17. 'L' plan rubble with stone tile roof. Two and a half
storeys and cellar. Modern porch in angle. Ashlar chimneys with moulded capping
(diagonal when in pairs). Two bays to left wing and one to right hand, glazing
bar sashes. Gable ends have open pediments, or triangular labels, above windows
of first and attic floors. Two gables to west, one with a pair of chimneys;
stair with mid C19 window with intersecting glazing; and a number of very small
Rear: 2 gables one with later brick diagonal chimneys, the other with triangular
labels to sash windows and blocks to lintels and at transom (lost) level.
Interesting interior details: the staircase is square-plan Jacobean with 3 landings
between floors, heavy balusters and handrails, and corner and centre pillars
(corners panelled). Arcading between pillars on first floor landing. On the
first floor a circa 1600 fireplace with plain panelled spandrels and rounded
stop chamfer. The ground floor parlour has another circa 1600 fireplace with
panelled spandrels and high stop chamfers cut back. Door to parlour and to
cellar has decorative stop chamfers which look later than early C17.

Listing NGR: SU1523890725

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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