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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4853 / 51°29'7"N

Longitude: -2.1966 / 2°11'47"W

OS Eastings: 386445

OS Northings: 176279

OS Grid: ST864762

Mapcode National: GBR 1QP.X1K

Mapcode Global: VH963.WX3R

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317642

Location: Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Yatton Keynell

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Yatton Keynell

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

YATTON KEYNELL WEST YATTON LANE
ST 87 NE
3/549 The Manor House
20.12.60

GV II*

Manor House, dated 1659, possibly with earlier work to rear wing,
rubble stone with ashlar dressings and stone tiled roofs. Main
range 2 and a half storeys with coped south gable and finial, ridge
stack, north end stack and west end outside stack to rear wing. 3-
window range east front with 3 coped dormer gables and finials,
flush quoins andovblo-moulded mullion windows with hoodmoulds. 3
attic 3-light windows, main floors left and right have 3-light
mullion and transom first floor windows and 4-light ground floor
windows with king-mullions. Fine projecting 2-storey central porch
with cornice and scrolled pediment with finial. Date SR 1659
carved. Scrolled half-pediments to sides with finial motif in
relief on main wallface. First floor 3-light mullion and transom
window, centre main light with pointed head subdividing centre top-
light in two. Cornice below with centre keystone and Tudor-arched
moulded doorway. Moulded Tudor-arched inner doorcase with fine C17
panelled door. South end gable has 3-light attic window, 4-light
first floor window with hoodmould and ground floor 4-light window
with king-mullion and hoodmould. fling to left has first floor C20
single light and 4-light window over ground floor C18 3-light flush
cyma-moulded window, all with hoodmoulds. Similar C18 window to
wing north side and early C17 3-light recessed hollow moulded
window with hoodmould above. West end wall is rough rendered with
small square upper light. Centre of west front is gabled stair
tower with 2-light hoodmoulded window to each floor, hollow-moulded
to ground floor. To left, set back, gabled one window range similar
to main east front, ground floor 4-light window is C20 replacement.
To north, 2-storey range with ridge stack with C20 ovolo-moulded
mullion windows to east and west. West side has 2 chamfered flush
doorcases, possibly C18, one with C20 carved arms over.
Interior: fine Cl7 stone fireplaces to ground floor south room,
first floor south and south west, and exceptional carved fireplace
to first floor north, fluted pilasters, stone shelf above and
Tudor-arched opening with S and R carved in spandrels. Ground
floor panelled doors in scratch-moulded doorcases, one with moulded
panels over and carved monogram to jamb. Ground floor south west
room has C18 curved-head corner cupboard and 2 beams with run-out
stops to chamfer. Fine C17 closed string stair with heavy moulded
rail, square newels with caps and pendants and carved balusters
with raking Ionic-type capitals. The house belonged to the
Snell family from the early C17.


Listing NGR: ST8644576279

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