The Manor House / Manor Farmhouse

19 Oct 1999
The Manor House, North Poorton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6 3TH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SY 59 NW NORTH POORTON NORTH POORTON 4-12-1951 8/183 The Manor House, (formerly listed as Manor Farmhouse)


Detached House, former manor farmhouse. c.1700, very much rebuilt and re-roofed, with some altered architectural details in the 1970's.

Coursed, squared rubble walls. Thatch roof. L-plan, with unusual diagonal joining wall in the angle between the 2 ranges, with an original door-position. Possible Unit System. 2 storeys with attics. South range, east wall, two 2-light mullions, bull's eye, doorway, bull's eye, two 2-light mullions. Original features: the stone bull's eye windows, in situ, door-position, continuous label raised over front door. The mullions, concrete 1970's, and note the number of lights per window much altered, (1968 Survey). East range, 2 4-light mullions with separate labels. Eastern window, only has original stonework. Doorway in angle, late Cl7, depressed arch head, with a label over. Bull's eye (original) above this. Both doorways mentioned have C20 2-leaf doors, with vertical glass lights.

Source: Survey of 1968 in owner's possession. R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 180(2).

Listing NGR: SY5196298233


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Photographer: Venton-Prentice, Ken

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