The Manor House / Manor Farmhouse

19 Oct 1999
The Manor House, Corscombe, West Dorset, Dorset
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Manor Farmhouse, Corscombe, West Dorset, Dorset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CORSCOMBE TOLLER WHELME ST 50 SW 12.6.53 5/227 The Manor House, formerly listed as Manor Farmhouse GV II*

Manor House. c C15 rear range, much altered, C17 front range, with C18 extension at rear. Rear: rubble-stone walls, some rendered, with asbestos slate roofs. Diagonal buttresses with 2 set-offs, at south end wall, one internal. Remains of diagonal buttress at north end. 2 storeys. Renewed 2-light wooden casements. Porch, of stone, with a hipped stone slate roof, set in angle between medieval and C17 range. 4-centred arch with moulded jambs. North end of range has a stone fireplace with a square head and moulded jambs, c6 foot wide, 5 foot high. East wall has a blocked pointed- arch doorhead with moulded jambs. C17 range: rubble-stone walls with a thatch roof and stone gable-copings. Brick stacks at left hand gable, right of centre, and right hand gable. 2 storeys with attics. 4 windows.

2-light hollow-chamfered stone mullions with separate labels over. Iron casements with glazing-bars. No door on the main range. Pentice-roofed extension at right hand, rubble-stone with slate roof. C18 rear range, with hollow-chamfered stone mullions of 2 and 4 lights, with labels. Wood marginal glazing-bars to windows. Interior: stone flags. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams. Small Cl7 fireplace with keyed wooden lintel and stone jambs.

Source: RCHM Dorset I, pl07(5).

Listing NGR: ST5171901489


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2098 IOE Records taken by Ken Venton Prentice; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ken Venton-Prentice. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Venton-Prentice, Ken

Rights Holder: Venton-Prentice, Ken


Asbestos, Render, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Thatch, Medieval Manor House, Tudor Domestic, House, Dwelling