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Pyleigh Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lydeard St. Lawrence, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0706 / 51°4'14"N

Longitude: -3.2458 / 3°14'44"W

OS Eastings: 312809

OS Northings: 130874

OS Grid: ST128308

Mapcode National: GBR LV.DTRL

Mapcode Global: FRA 4629.59R

Entry Name: Pyleigh Manor

Listing Date: 4 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270391

Location: Lydeard St. Lawrence, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Lydeard St. Lawrence

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Lydeard St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

ST13SW LYDEARD ST LAWRENCE CP

PYLEIGH

2/180 Pyleigh Manor

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GV II*

Incorrectly shown on OS map as Pyleigh Farm. Farmhouse. C16, altered C17, dated 1641 and 1828. Roughcast over random
rubble, plain tile roof, red sandstone stacks at gable ends and to left of cross passage, large external stack North
wing gable end. 3 cell and cross passage plan lying East West with kitchen added on North front. South front:
2-storeys, irregular fenestration, first floor centre two 4-light casements, outer bays, 3-light, groundfloor outer
bays early C20 4-light ovolo moulded mullions copying earlier windows surviving elsewhere in the house, 4-light
casement to left of early C20 half timbered porch with brick infill, lean-to roof, concrete semi-circular steps
approached 4-centred arch doorway with moulded jambs. Date plaque above door inscribed 1641/ RHHI (Robert and Jane
Harris)/1828/RWESQ (Robert Winter Esq) with Imperial Fire Insurance Co. plaque above. Interior: fine moulded 9-panel
compartment ceiling to right of fine stud and panel partition, imported late C19 stained glass panel in inserted
corridor giving acess to 2 rooms left which have chamfered beams with stops, likewise kitchen with chamfered bressumer
across North end, arched heads incised left and right of fireplace. Upstairs 4-centred arch stone fireplaces with
moulded jambs. Roof reputedly dates from early C19. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1980).


Listing NGR: ST1280930874

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