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North Perrott Manor House perrott Hill School

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Perrott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8838 / 50°53'1"N

Longitude: -2.7583 / 2°45'29"W

OS Eastings: 346755

OS Northings: 109645

OS Grid: ST467096

Mapcode National: GBR MH.SR08

Mapcode Global: FRA 563R.WSR

Entry Name: North Perrott Manor House perrott Hill School

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262453

Location: North Perrott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: North Perrott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: North Perrott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


6/203 North Perrott Manor House
(Perrott Hill School)


Former manor house, now a private school. 1877, by T.H. Wyatt, architect, for P.M. Hoskyns. Ham stone ashlar; plain
clay tiled roofs, mostly between or behind moulded coped gables; ashlar chimney stacks. In a late C16 style. 'L'- plan;
2 storeys with attics: north-west elevation 10 bays, with north-west projecting wing. Plinth, string course: in bays 1
to 7 sash windows with transomes and moulded reveals: bay 4 has a 4-light double transomed king-mullioned stair window:
windows to bays 8, 9 and return wing have secondary glazing bars. To bay 2 protecting 2-storey porch having open
seal-circular archway flanked by paired Doric columns, carved band above, then 4-light windows flanked by paired Ionic
columns, ornamental parapet. Large attic gables to bays 1/2, and 3/4, small gable bays 6/7. On south-east side a
single-storey orangery with C16 style perforated parapet. South east elevation of 5 gabled bays, with 2 segmental bay
windows, 2-storey bay 1 and single-storey bay 4 added in 1900; ground floor bay 2 has a 3-arched loggia. Late C20
buildings added on north-west corner, not of special interest. Interiors of high quality and little altered; moulded
plaster ceilings, wall panelling, fine staircase and good joinery generally: some fine timber and marble chimneypieces,
one featuring a painting. Orangery roof shattered by wartime bomb damage, and replaced by flat roof, (Pevsner, N,
Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; In RIBA Drawings Collection there is a House at Crewkerne for Mr
Hoskins by T.H. Wyatt and David Brandon but this partnership was dissolved by 1851).

Listing NGR: ST4675509645

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