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Latitude: 50.9129 / 50°54'46"N
Longitude: -2.1082 / 2°6'29"W
OS Eastings: 392490
OS Northings: 112608
OS Grid: ST924126
Mapcode National: GBR 303.MTT
Mapcode Global: FRA 66GP.JJ7
Entry Name: Tarrant Gunville Manor House
Listing Date: 29 December 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305106
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103665
Location: Tarrant Gunville, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Tarrant Gunville
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Tarrant Gunville St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 9212 -
9/37 Tarrant Gunville
Manor house, late C18, for the Chapman family. Colourwashed render and ashlar.
Slate roof of 2 parallel ranges with end rendered stacks. Symmetrical. 3 storeys,
5 bays to the north and 7 to the south. Sashes with glazing bars. Outer ground
floor bays have Palladian windows with Tuscan columns. Central flat porch with
Internal features (RCHM): principal rooms have dadoes and fireplaces in the
Adam style; a marble chimney piece is said to be by Flaxman. The house was
once occupied by Josiah Wedgwood II. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.93/4, no.3.
Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.417.)
Listing NGR: ST9249012608
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