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Gurston Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Broad Chalke, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0256 / 51°1'32"N

Longitude: -1.964 / 1°57'50"W

OS Eastings: 402619

OS Northings: 125139

OS Grid: SU026251

Mapcode National: GBR 408.N7X

Mapcode Global: FRA 66SD.LPH

Entry Name: Gurston Manor

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Last Amended: 17 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320672

Location: Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Broad Chalke

Built-Up Area: Broad Chalke

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Broadchalke All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text



SU 02 NW BROAD CHALKE HIGH LANE
(south side)

4/86 Gurston Manor
(Formerly listed as Gurston House)


23.3.60
II

Detached house. Circa 1600, altered late C17, C19 and 1970s.
Chequered flint and limestone, tiled roof, four diagonally-set
brick stacks. L-plan with cross range at west end. Two-storey and
attic, 3-window south front. C20 door and 2-light casement in C19
extension to right, to left is blocked doorway. Three-light and 4-
light mullioned and transomed casements with hoodmoulds, ovolo-
moulded. First floor has 4-light and 3-light ovolo-mullioned
casements, 2-light casement to C19 extension. Attic gable to
cross wing has 3-light ovolo-mullioned casement with hoodmould,
small decapitated statue set in wall below eaves to right. Left
return has C20 flat-roofed conservatory, 3-light ovolo-mullioned
casement with hoodmould to left, first floor has 2-light and 4-
light mullioned casement, cross wing has coped verges with
saddlestones. Rear has blocked 3-light mullioned casement to
ground floor, 3-light mullioned casement to first floor of cross
wing, C20 single-storey extension to left, attached to rear of C19
parallel rear wing with segmental-headed 2-light casements.
Interior has open fireplace with chamfered lintel on chamfered
stone jambs in study, Tudor arched moulded stone fireplace in
drawing room, remainder of interior altered. Manor of Kings
College, Cambridge, facade of house clearly shown on map of 1656,
copy hangs in house.


Listing NGR: SU0261925139

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