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Court House at Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cheverell Magna, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2877 / 51°17'15"N

Longitude: -2.0298 / 2°1'47"W

OS Eastings: 398020

OS Northings: 154285

OS Grid: ST980542

Mapcode National: GBR 2VR.9MT

Mapcode Global: VHB4M.RWTQ

Entry Name: Court House at Manor House

Listing Date: 19 March 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311923

Location: Cheverell Magna, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Cheverell Magna

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

CHEVERELL MAGNA CHURCH STREET
ST 95 SE
(south side)
5/19 Court House at Manor House
19.3.62
GV II*
Gazebo with game larder under, and approach stairways. c1690.
Fine brickwork with lime putty pointing, and raised stone quoins.
Slate roof. Square plan. Lower stage has offset door within stone
surround, and a horizontally set stone oval window with moulded
keyed architrave. Tall upper stage with door to west, and windows
on three other sides, that to south altered. Stone moulded
architraves with archivolt, carved spandrels, and lion mask
keystones. Door with bolection moulded surround. Roof hipped with
stone finial brackets and ball.
Interior: Game larder has brick segmental vault and hanging bars.
Upper level is octagonal, with corners of square occupied by arched
cupboard with panelled doors and shaped shelves, one with clerk's
desk, said to be from the time the building was used as a court
room. Approach to upper level is by a fine series of steps of
limestone with brick balustrades, rising in 3 flights from rear of
house. Stone copings with scrolled ends. Between steps and
gazebo, a large lead lined water tank of brick with stone copings.


Listing NGR: ST9801654286

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