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The Manor, Alvediston

Description: The Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320232

OS Grid Reference: ST9762323556
OS Grid Coordinates: 397623, 123556
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0114, -2.0352

Location: Alvediston, Wiltshire SP5 5LE

Locality: Alvediston
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 5LE

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/6 The Manor



Detached house. Mid C18. Reader bond brick to front, Flemish
bond to returns, tiled roof, brick stacks. 2-storey, 5-bay
symmetrical front. Central door with 6-fielded panels in moulded
case with shell hood on enriched brackets, either side are two 12-
pane sashes with flat arches. First floor has four 12-pane sashes
with central segmental-headed sash, all flush, but renewed. Good
lead rainwater heads with lion's face, dentilled brick eaves
cornice. Right return has half-glazed central door, two sashes to
left and one to right, C20 glazed conservatory attached to ground
floor, first floor has three sashes, external stack. Left return
has C20 flat-roofed extension to ground floor, one sash to first
floor and external stack to left. Rear has central half-glazed.
door with flat wooden hood on enriched brackets, two sashes either
side, lozenge diaper brickwork between ground and first floor, five
sashes to first floor; original flush sashes in moulded cases.
Interior has been refitted on several occasions in C20, but newel
stairs with ramped handrail and two turned balusters per tread,
moulded architraves and doors with 6-fielded panels are probably
original. Reused enriched cornices with pulvinated friezes to
doors, reset C18 fielded panelling with fluted pilasters and wooden
cornice in drawing room. Attached to sides of front and rear
walls are C20 brick walls with square piers and ball finials.
Undergoing extensive renovations, including re-roofing, at time of
survey (Feb 1985). The house was occupied by Anthony Eden, Lord
Avon, during the last years of his life; his grave is in the

Listing NGR: ST9762323556

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Source: English Heritage

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