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Hassage Manor, Norton St Philip

Description: Hassage Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 32408

OS Grid Reference: ST7522255733
OS Grid Coordinates: 375222, 155733
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3002, -2.3568

Location: Norton St Philip, Somerset BA3 5XG

Locality: Norton St Philip
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 5XG

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Listing Text


5/62 Hassage Manor
1.2.56 (formerly listed as Hassage

G.V. II*

House. Mid C17th west wing, south porch and east wing date "1677" in gable of
porch; restored 1982/83. South elevation. West (left) wing. Rubble;
slate roof with coped raised verge. 1 storey and attic in steep stone gable.
1 window: 3- and 4-light modern casements. Central porch: 2 storeys; gable;
4-centred arch headed doorcase under hood mould; keyed oval window on first
floor under drip mould; date in panel above; small keyed oval window to side;
inned studded plank door in moulded architrave. East (right) wing. Coursed
squared rubble; concrete tiled hipped roof. 2 storeys and attics in hipped
dormers. 2 cross windows with ogee and ovolo mouldings, under continuous
string course on ground floor; keyed oval windows in dormers. North elevation.
Both west and east wing project so that the north porch tower is recessed.
East wing: 2 storeys, attic and basement; 6-pane glazing bar sash windows.
West wing: 2 storeys and attic; two 2-light casement windows on ground floor;
wood casement with ovolo moulded mullion and cross window to right; 3-light
casement on first floor; 2-light casement in gable. North porch tower:
3 storeys; gabled; 6 panel door with fluted pilasters and blocked side-lights
with keyed arch heads, voussoirs to lintel, flat stone hood on carved consoles;
4-light cross window above with ogee moulded mullion and surrounds; keyed oval
window under drip mould in gable. Library (north-east room): large carved
fireplace with Ionic pilasters and decorative frieze, partially blocked and inset
with early C18th fireplace. Drawing Room (south-east): recently uncovered
moulded frame ceiling (ogee/ovolo moulding); stone fireplace with lugged
architrave and pulvinated frieze. Staircase: oak mid - late C17th staircase
with pierced, carved flat balusters, pendants and finials. 3 inner studded
plank doors; strap hinges with fleur de lys ends. South-west bedroom has
C17th panelled cupboard with decorative frieze; bolection moulded fireplace.
Country Life, 23.11.1929.

Listing NGR: ST7522255733

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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