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Throope Manor, Bishopstone

Description: Throope Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 320629

OS Grid Reference: SU0873626317
OS Grid Coordinates: 408736, 126317
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0362, -1.8768

Location: Bishopstone, Wiltshire SP5 4BA

Locality: Bishopstone
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 4BA

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Listing Text

(off east side)

5/43 Throope Manor
(Formerly listed as Throope

Detached house. Mid C18, additions c1930 by Lord Essex and 1950s.
Painted header bond brick on limestone plinth, hipped tiled roof
with brick stacks, C20 additions in cavity wall brick. L-plan.
Two-storey, 5-window original front. Central 8-panelled door with
eared architrave and pediment on consoles, two 12-pane sashes
either side. First floor has five 12-pane sashes. Moulded stone
cornice to plain brick parapet, lead rainwater goods. 1930s wing
to left in similar style. Right return has C19 canted brick bay
with 12-pane and 20-pane sash to left, two sashes to right and
three 12-pane sashes to first floor. Rear C20 flat-roofed
extension with sashes, first floor retains four original sashes,
three hipped dormers to attic. Two-storey wing to right added by
Lord Essex, 1920s.
Interior has good early C18 open well stairs with three turned
balusters per tread, wreathed handrail, carved tread ends and
fielded panelled dado. Window shutters and 6-panelled doors
throughout, dado with fielded panelling to first floor. Room to
left of entrance has reset C17 wainscot panelling with strapwork
(Pre-1920s photograph in NMR)

Listing NGR: SU0873626317

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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