The Manor House

5 Aug 1999
The Manor House, Creech St Michael, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2 8DA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/87 The Manor House


Farmhouse. Late medieval, C17, subsequently walls raised and dwelling reroofed, altered mid C20. Rendered over rubble, steeply pitched triple Roman tiled roof, decorative ridge tiles lower independently roofed wing right with pantiles, brick stacks gable ends of main block and to left of cross passage. Plan: thought to be open hall house subsequently ceiled to 3 cell and cross passage, outshot at rear, internally altered C20, agricultural wing right. Two storeys, 4:1 bays, C20 3-light casements without glazing bars in main block, C20 2-light casements in addition, entrance third bay left of main block, flat roofed Ionic porch with moulded cornice, C20 studded door with bull's eye glass. Raking buttress to left return, circular pigeon hole openings in right gable end. Interior not seen, said to contain in 2 rooms left of cross passage, chamfered axial beams with scroll stops, massive moulded stone lintel to left gable end fireplace chamfered lateral beams right in C17 kitchen with remains of very large fireplace, lintel renewed; the main interest of the house is the survival of much of the earlier blackened jointed cruck roof below the present roof, though much of the detail is concealed (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1979).

Listing NGR: ST2683526813


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1061 IOE Records taken by Mick Humphreys; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mick Humphreys. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick


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