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Tarrant Gunville Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tarrant Gunville, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103665

Location: Tarrant Gunville, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

TARRANT GUNVILLE
ST 9212 -

9/37 Tarrant Gunville
Manor House
29.12.76

GV II

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
Ionic columns.

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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