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Landford Manor, Landford

Description: Landford Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319724

OS Grid Reference: SU2621220161
OS Grid Coordinates: 426212, 120161
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9803, -1.6280

Location: Stock Lane, Landford, Wiltshire SP5 2EW

Locality: Landford
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 2EW

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Listing Text

SU 22 SE
(east side)
8/165 Landford Manor


Large detached house, now offices. c1600, south wing c1680,
additions of 1885 and 1929. English bond brick with limestone
quoins and dressings, tiled roofs, brick stacks. L-plan. 3-
storey, 5-window front with fenestration of c1717. Flint and
limestone chequered plinth, central door with 8 fielded panels in
moulded architrave with grotesque head keystone and cornice on
consoles, to either side of central bay on all floors are 12-pane
sashes with segmental heads and keystones. String courses at floor
levels, centre bays of first and second floor have square-headed
sashes with grotesque head keystones, thick glazing bars retained
in second floor sashes only. Panelled brick blocking course has
central panel with arms of John Eyre, c1717. To right is added
bay of c1885, with lateral stack with offsets, right return has 2-
storey canted bay with mullion and transomed windows, 2-light
ovolo-mullioned window to attic. Roof has saddleback coped
verges, groups of diagonally-set stacks with stepped capping. Rear
has two projecting gables to original house, 2, 3 and 4-light
mullioned and transomed windows, coped gables with pinnacles, left
gable has sundial, between these bays is C19 mullioned and
transomed window, first floor has cross window, attic has hipped
dormer. To right is large porch of c1914, with verandah on wooden
posts, Tudor-arched doorways and windows in same style. Rear wing
to right of c1680 has 4 bays with cross windows to ground and first
floors, coved plaster cornice, three hipped dormers to roof with 2-
light leaded casements. South addition to wing of c1929, mullioned
and transomed windows in 2-storey bay, 3-light ovolo-mullioned
windows to attic gables. Attached to east of wing are services of
c1929, single-storey with attic, Tudor-arched doorways and cross
windows. Left return from front has external stack, blocked
windows to right, 12-pane sash to left, straight joint between
front and early C18 rear wing, wing has cross windows, coved
cornice and hipped dormers to roof, C19 and C20 addition to left in
similar style.
Interior: Entrance hall has early C18 panelling and composite
pilasters, stairs in rear stair turret have three turned balusters
per tread, carved spandrels. Doors with 6 fielded panels. Reset
oak overmantel with Tuscan columns of c1600 to fireplace on ground
floor. Late C17 panelling to first floor of main range and to
south wing which also has late C17 stairs with turned balusters.
History: Original build by Stanter family; Davenants added south
wing and heightened front c1680. Eyres altered front 1717.
Property of Nelsons of Trafalgar in C19. C20 additions for Sir
Frederick Preston. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England),

Listing NGR: SU2621220161

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Source: English Heritage

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