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Flats 1,2 and 3 with Two Attached Follies teffont Manor with Two Attached Follies

A Grade II Listed Building in Teffont, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0801 / 51°4'48"N

Longitude: -2.0128 / 2°0'45"W

OS Eastings: 399202

OS Northings: 131197

OS Grid: ST992311

Mapcode National: GBR 2Y9.7XM

Mapcode Global: FRA 66N8.KP1

Entry Name: Flats 1,2 and 3 with Two Attached Follies teffont Manor with Two Attached Follies

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320397

Location: Teffont, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Teffont

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Teffont Evias with Teffont Magna St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 93 SE TEFFONT TEFFONT EVIAS
(east side)

1/171 Teffont Manor, Flats 1, 2 and I
with two attached follies
6.1.66

GV II

Manor house, now three flats. C17 and early C19. Rubble stone an
limestone ashlar, Welsh slate hipped roofs, ashlar stacks wits
moulded capping. Consists of two parallel ranges with rear wing
Three-storey, 4-window front. Battlemented porch to right of
centre with blind quatrefoils and loopholes, planked C19 door wits
square hoodmould. To right is one 4-light recessed hollow-
chamfered mullioned window, to left are three 4-light mullione4
windows, 2-light and single light, large buttress with offsets.
First floor has four 4-light mullioned and transomed windows with
hoodmoulds. Second floor has four 3-light flush-mullioned windows
in cyma-moulded surrounds. Moulded cornice and battlemented
blocking course to C19 roof. To left is 2-storey loggia with
round-arched openings to ground floor and 2-light and 3-light
mullioned windows to first floor. Left return has external stack,
loggia with elliptical-arched openings to ground floor, 2-light
pointed window to first floor, main range has 3-light mullioned
window, cross window and two pointed windows with cusped lights to
second floor. Right return has fixed window, three French windows
with margin-panes and hoodmoulds, external stacks with offsets,
first and second floor have four cross windows, the right hand
pairs have hoodmoulds, straight joint between, battlemented
blocking course. Rear has loggia to right, 4-light mullioned
window to left, first and second floor have 3-light casements,
margin-pane French windows to left at level of hillside. Rear
wing, partly on side of hill, has elliptical-arched chamfered
doorway, C20 casement, mullioned windows and 3-light mullioned and
transomed windows to first floor, lead rainwater head dated 1947.
Interior partly inaccessible at time of survey (April 1985), but
early C19 entrance hall has two elliptical arches on marble
columns, C17-style closed string stairs with turned balusters.
First floor said to retain original C17 panelling. Attached to
rear wing is early C19 octagonal folly tower; 3 stages with
pointed lights and quatrefoils, battlemented parapet with corbel
table. Folly is linked to house by single-storey short range with
pointed semi-circular niches, 2-light pointed window and roll-
moulded pointed doorway; all rubble stone with ashlar dressings.
On upper level of hillside is a second octagonal folly, single-
storey with pointed doorway and chamfered lancets with hoodmoulds,
arms of Mayne family in quatrefoil above doorway, moulded cornice
to battlemented parapet. Manor embellished and the follies added
by John Mayne during 1820s, at same time as Church of St. Michael
and All Angels (q.v.) rebuilt. This group of buildings set in
picturesque landscaped valley with dammed stream forming a lake to
the south.


Listing NGR: ST9920931204

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