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Upton Manor, East Knoyle

Description: Upton Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321168

OS Grid Reference: ST8721431775
OS Grid Coordinates: 387214, 131775
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0852, -2.1839

Location: Touchorne Lane, East Knoyle, Wiltshire SP3 6BW

Locality: East Knoyle
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 6BW

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Listing Text

ST 83 SE
(east side)
8/62 Upton Manor (formerly listed
as Upton Manor House with
stable block)
Detached house. Early C17 and late C17, C20 additions and
alterations. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with coped verges and
brick stacks. Originally L-plan, additional wing added late C17 to
north east, entrance now on north west gable end of early C17
range. Two-storey, 5-window south west front. Tudor-arched
chamfered doorway with C20 glazed door to right of centre, two 3-
light recessed chamfered mullioned casements either side. C20
glazed door to left in semi-circular headed surround with flat
stone hood, chamfered plinth. First floor has two 2-light, two 4-
light and one 3-light mullioned casements, some partly renewed
early C20. Two early C20 tile-hung gabled dormers to attic.
Projecting wing to left has 3-light mullioned casements facing
right and to front, stone block sundial on apex of coped verge.
Left gable end of main range, now entrance front, has recessed C20
porch with 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement to first
floor, Sun Insurance disc to right. Right return of main range
has 2-light mullioned casement to ground floor, 3-light to first.
Rear to left of rear wing has single-light, 2 and 3-light mullioned
casements, planked door in chamfered Tudor-arched surround to
right, rear to right of wing has 3-light mullioned casements,
attached stair turret with flat roof, altered early C20, two C20
tile-hung gabled dormers to attic. Rear wing, probably late C17,
has various mullioned casements to south east side, glazed door in
Tudor-arched surround to left, fishscale tiled roof, rear with C20
kitchen addition and C20 casements, single-storey brick extension
to gable end.
Interior altered but retains some C17 fittings. Entrance hall with
plank and muntin partition dividing it from drawing room, winding
stair with continuous round newel rising to attic. Drawing room,
formerly 2 rooms, has two ovolo-moulded stone fireplaces, chamfered
beams. Dining room in late C17 wing has open fireplace with
chamfered lintel on stone jambs, Tudor-arched doorway between this
wing and drawing room in position of former through passage. First
floor has some chamfered wooden doorcases with stops, main bedroom
at north end has ovolo-moulded square stone fireplace surround,
room over drawing room has Tudor-arched stone fireplace with
rosette spandrels. Part of the Clouds Estate during late C19 when
divided into three cottages, restored to one house early C20.

Listing NGR: ST8721431775

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Source: English Heritage

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