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Latitude: 50.8958 / 50°53'44"N
Longitude: -2.5784 / 2°34'42"W
OS Eastings: 359419
OS Northings: 110856
OS Grid: ST594108
Mapcode National: GBR MR.RW0L
Mapcode Global: FRA 56HQ.TKD
Entry Name: Manor House, Including Front Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154493
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106163
Location: Yetminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Yetminster
Built-Up Area: Yetminster
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Yetminster and Hilfield
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 5910 (North side)
11/146 Manor House,
11.7.51 boundary wall
Detached house. Early C17 but may incorporate some C16 work. Early C19
block at left end, - built as a separate cottage. Rubble stone walls, double
Roman tile roof with coped gables - finial to left gable. One brick stack at
right end, one near left end. L-shaped plan, with projecting rear wing at
right end. 2 storeys. Ground floor has a C18 raised panel door in moulded
stone-surround, into cross-passage at left end. Two 5-light stone mullioned
windows with diamond lead lights under continuous string course stepped up
over windows. Oval window between these. First floor has two 2-light and
two 4-light similar windows. In left gable a small twin arched window.
Cottage at left end, of 2 storeys, at lower level, has slate roof with coped
gable and brick end stack. Ground floor has a 5-light timber mullioned
window with diamond lead lights. Similar 3-light window on first floor.
Internally, centre ground floor room has large stone 4-centred arched fireplace.
Compartmented ceiling with deep moulded beams, and joists spanning the panels
in alternate directions - basket fashion. Plank and muntin partition between
this and right room. Right room has compartmented ceiling with deep chamfered
beams. C18 fireplace surround. Partition at rear with slatted opening at
high level. At foot of stairs and start of adjoining passage, depressed
timber ogee arches - that to stair with carving in spandrils. 4-centred
arched doorway at rear of cross-passage, and from cross-passage to rear
corridor (originally into centre room). Some deep chamfered ceiling beams
on first floor. Rear wing has jointed cruck trusses. On ground floor, the
lintel of a large -blocked- fireplace. Later outbuilding extension to this
wing. Low front boundary wall with simple iron railing. (RCHM Monument 17
Dors-et. Vol. I-R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster". University of Bristol
Listing NGR: ST5941910856
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