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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Croscombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1965 / 51°11'47"N

Longitude: -2.5892 / 2°35'21"W

OS Eastings: 358927

OS Northings: 144312

OS Grid: ST589443

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.4ZT4

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.26K2

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 2 June 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267538

Location: Croscombe, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Croscombe

Built-Up Area: Croscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


13/65 The Manor House



Religious building, then manor house, now house. C15/Cl6, C17 alterations. Random rubble and some squared rubble, slate
roof, coped verges, 4 brick stacks, that to right return on an external rubble base. Cross passage plan. Two storeys
and attics, 4 bays, very irregular fenestration 2 and 3-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows to first floor, 2
with dripmoulds, that second from left with a transom; 2 small 2-light wooden-mullioned windows under the eaves to
attic storey, that to left with glazing bars; ground floor with a 2-light casement in a dressed stone surround, a fixed
light casement of 6-lights in a moulded stone surround with a stopped label, and a small 2-light casement with glazing
bars in a reveal. Door opening to left, in a 4-centred moulded and stopped dressed stone surround, carved spandrels,
label with carved heads as stops; C19 door of 4-panels in a gothick style. Left half of frontage is obscured by a
single storey C20 lean-to which is not included. Particularly rich interior; ground floor with cross-beam ceilings,
moulded 4-centred arch door opening, 2 further door openings, one with a pointed-arch head, one with a cambered head; 2
winder staircases; piscina in a moulded 4-centred head stone surround; first floor with plaster cartouche to right
room, blocked fireplace with a moulded cornice shelf; further lesser interior features. To right of entrance there
appears to be the remains of a decayed statuette in an oblong niche.

Listing NGR: ST5892744312

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