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The Old Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Stinsford, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7178 / 50°43'4"N

Longitude: -2.4002 / 2°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 371845

OS Northings: 90984

OS Grid: SY718909

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.BCY5

Mapcode Global: FRA 57V5.YK5

Entry Name: The Old Manor House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106331

Location: Stinsford, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Stinsford

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Stinsford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STINSFORD

SY 79 SW KINGSTON MAURWARD

8/143 The Old Manor House
26.1.56

GV I

Manor house. Late C16, rear wing added early C17, considerably restored
c1960. Rough ashlar walls, slate roof with parapets and coped gables,
ashlar stacks at rear with diagonally set shafts. 2 storeys and attic.
Original range of E-plan, with central full height porch and projecting end
wings. Moulded plinth, and string courses at each floor level. Apex
finials to gables. In porch, on ground floor, segmental arched opening with
Coat of Arms over. Inner doorway with depressed 4-centred arch. On first
floor, a 3-light stone mullioned window with lead lights. Similar 2-light
window in attic, with hoodmould. In all windows, feet of mullions have
moulded bases. In the end wings, ground and first floors each have similar
4-light windows. Similar 3-light windows with hoodmoulds in attic. The
same window pattern in intermediate sections, between wings and porch. Rear
wing, at right end, of rubble stone, with stone slate hipped roof with
central flat. C20 reconstructed stair turret in angle of 2 wings, in
matching construction. Internally, in hall, a C19 stair, brought from
elsewhere, has closed string, twisted balusters and moulded handrail. C20
door surrounds in classical style. Fragments of original plank and muntin
screen. Ground floor room at right end has moulded round arched opening,
leading to rear wing. Several 4-centred arched stone fireplace surrounds.
Large segmental arched fireplace in original kitchen at left end. Some
original timber-framed partitions. Most original roof trusses and purlins
survive. Carefully restored by R A Sturdy c1960 from a state of
dereliction. (RCHM Monument 5 Dorset Vol II)


Listing NGR: SY7184590984

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