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Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Winterborne Clenston, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8275 / 50°49'38"N

Longitude: -2.2303 / 2°13'49"W

OS Eastings: 383872

OS Northings: 103130

OS Grid: ST838031

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZS.0XR

Mapcode Global: FRA 666X.BWP

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103371

Location: Winterborne Clenston, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterborne Clenston

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Winterbourne Clenston St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

WINTERBORNE CLENSTON
ST 80 SW
14-7-55
6/95 Manor House

GV I

Manor house, early C16 with C17 additions. Banded flint and ashlar and rubble
with ashlar dressings. Stone-slate roofs with brick end stacks and stacks to
ends of original range. Projecting flint and ashlar chimneybreast right. Part
2, part 3 storeys, 7 bays. Original facade approximately symmetrical, C17
addition left. 3 and 4-light stone-mullioned windows with moulded labels with
head stops. Those to the upper floor of the C16 part have 4-centred heads to
the lights. Central to the early range is a 2 storey octagonal stair turret
and porch which is corbelled out in a series of mouldings to square plan at
eaves level and is surmounted by a gable. The main doorway in the side of the
tower has a moulded, 4-centred head with continuous jambs.

Internal features (RCHM): original C16 roof of 10 collar-beam trusses with
cambered collars, chamfered arch-braces and cusped wind-bracing; original C16
coffered ceiling throughout the original range with moulded, intersecting beams;
some original fireplaces; C17 panelling and doors.

See RCHM for complete description. (RCHM, Dorset vol.III, p.293-5, no.2.
Newman J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.477-9.)


Listing NGR: ST8387203130

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