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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tockenham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5292 / 51°31'45"N

Longitude: -1.9498 / 1°56'59"W

OS Eastings: 403575

OS Northings: 181147

OS Grid: SU035811

Mapcode National: GBR 3T8.5TM

Mapcode Global: VHB3J.5T1K

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 17 January 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316783

Location: Tockenham, Wiltshire, SN4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tockenham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Tockenham St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 08 SW TOCKENHAM TOCKENHAM WICK
(east side)

4/96 Manor House

17.1.55

GV II*

Manor House, c1600, built for Richard Danvers, with major
extensions 1904 & 1912. Limestone rubble coursed, quoins and lower
part of porch ashlar. Stone.tiled roofs. Main Block, 2-storey and
attic, symmetrical, reception rooms either side of central entrance
and rear wing. 2-storey porch. Forward wing on left, C20, 5 bays,
2-storey with attics. Independently constructed C18 brick library
on right of main block, also with stone tiled roof. Main elevation
ovolo moulded stone mullioned windows, 3-light with transom to
ground floor, 3-light to first floor and 2-light to attic, all with
hollow moulded labels. Attic windows set in large gables. Porch
also with 2-light mullioned windows, gabled with square block
finial carved with name Matthew Smith and date, 1698. Small closet
window at left end. Central stack and subsidiary stack between two
rooms of rear wing. Forward wing built to match main block in all
details, making fine group.
Interior: All rooms of main building fully panelled, with heavy
cornice and broken forward in stages over fine chimneypieces.
Stone fireplace with carved spandrels to end room of rear wine.
Good chimneypiece to library. Elyard 'Old Wiltshire Homes'.


Listing NGR: SU0357581147

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