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Baverstock Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dinton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0886 / 51°5'19"N

Longitude: -1.9619 / 1°57'42"W

OS Eastings: 402767

OS Northings: 132145

OS Grid: SU027321

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZH.NTS

Mapcode Global: FRA 66S7.MJB

Entry Name: Baverstock Manor

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Last Amended: 17 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320731

Location: Dinton, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Dinton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Baverstock St Editha

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/145 Baverstock Manor
(Formerly listed as Manor
Farmhouse, Baverstock)



Detached house. C16, C17, restored 1930s. Dressed limestone and
rubble stone, tiled roofs with brick or stone stacks with moulded
cappings. L-plan; two parallel ranges with through passage and
rear service wing. Two-storey, 3-window east front has chamfered
plinth, Tudor-arched ribbed door with hoodmould, 3-light hollow-
chamfered mullioned casement with hoodmould to right and two 3-
light mullioned casements to left. First floor has three 3-light
mullioned casements. Right return has truncated external stone
stack, two C20 hollow-chamfered casements to first floor and 3-
light mullioned casement with hoodmould to attic. Left return has
2-storey canted stone bay to left with 4-light mullioned and
transomed windows and obelisk pinnacles to parapet, 3-light
mullioned casement to right, first floor has single-light and 2-
light mullioned casements. Rear has 3-light chamfered mullioned
casement and 3-light ovolo-mullioned casement over, to right of
straight joint, left part has 6-panelled door with 3-light casement
to left and 2-light to right and two 3-light casements to first
floor; eaves raised in stone, possibly C18. Single-storey
service wing, probably C17, has planked door in chamfered wooden
surround with gabled canopy to left of east side, 3-light and 2-
light casements to right and blocked doorways, three hipped half-
dormers with 3-light casements to attic. Rear of wing has 3-light
and 2-light casements and three hipped half-dormers to attic, C20
door to north gable-end, attached single-storey extension.
Interior: three stone Tudor-arched fireplaces with moulded jambs
to ground floor reception rooms, two fine Tudor-arched doorways in
former external wall between east range and west ranges; one to
through passage. Some C16 and C17 wainscot doors. retained and
some C20, C18 doors with 6 fielded panels between drawing room and
dining room, fine ovolo-moulded timber door surround between
smoking room and passage. Timber-framed partitions flank through
passage and stairs in west range, restored timber-framing within
rear service wing, some reset Cl7 turned stair balusters in wall
adjacent to cellar stairs, deep chamfered doorway in cellar.
First floor has timber-framed partitions, chamfered doorcases with
ogee stops and Tudor-arched stone fireplaces, change in floors
levels reflects different phases of building. Roof not accessible
at time of survey (April 1986), but said to be largely renewed.
Manor said to have belonged to the Abbess of Wilton passing to the
Penruddocke family of Compton Chamberlayne in C17, Mrs Benett-
Stanford of Pythouse (q.v.) renovated house in 1930s.

Listing NGR: SU0276732145

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