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Whitecliff Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6265 / 50°37'35"N

Longitude: -1.9593 / 1°57'33"W

OS Eastings: 402975

OS Northings: 80754

OS Grid: SZ029807

Mapcode National: GBR 453.PGK

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SF.2HF

Entry Name: Whitecliff Manor

Listing Date: 26 June 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108276

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

Whitecliff Manor
1.
5190
(formerly listed as Whitecliff
Farm)
SZ 08 SW 1/148 26.6.52
II

2.
C17 origin. Purbeck Stone walls. Purbeck Stone roofs. Ashlar stone stacks with
moulded string courses and caps. Main range has a stone porch - probably a later
addition, with round arched doorway. Ground floor has one 3-light stone mullioned
window, two 2-light stone mullioned windows, and one single-light window with
arched head. First floor has three 2-light mullioned windows, and one small window,
probably originally lighting a stair or closet. All the mullioned windows are
renewals. Large buttress at north-east end. Two-storeyed wing at the rear. Part
of this appears contemporary with the main range - extended in C18. This wing has
modern wood casement windows, some with cast iron diagonal glazing. The wing is
continued to form a barn, at a slightly lower level, all in Purbeck Stone. At the
west end of the main range is a 2-storeyed section, roofed at right angles to the
main range -possibly the surviving portion of an earlier house (RCHM). Interior
considerably modernised.

Note: Apart from the attached barn described, the farm buildings are recent, or
much altered, and not listable. RCHM Monument 78.


Listing NGR: SZ0297580754

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