The Manor House

29 Jul 2000
The Manor House, West Yatton Lane, Yatton Keynell, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN14 7EW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

YATTON KEYNELL WEST YATTON LANE ST 87 NE 3/549 The Manor House 20.12.60


Manor House, dated 1659, possibly with earlier work to rear wing, rubble stone with ashlar dressings and stone tiled roofs. Main range 2 and a half storeys with coped south gable and finial, ridge stack, north end stack and west end outside stack to rear wing. 3- window range east front with 3 coped dormer gables and finials, flush quoins andovblo-moulded mullion windows with hoodmoulds. 3 attic 3-light windows, main floors left and right have 3-light mullion and transom first floor windows and 4-light ground floor windows with king-mullions. Fine projecting 2-storey central porch with cornice and scrolled pediment with finial. Date SR 1659 carved. Scrolled half-pediments to sides with finial motif in relief on main wallface. First floor 3-light mullion and transom window, centre main light with pointed head subdividing centre top- light in two. Cornice below with centre keystone and Tudor-arched moulded doorway. Moulded Tudor-arched inner doorcase with fine C17 panelled door. South end gable has 3-light attic window, 4-light first floor window with hoodmould and ground floor 4-light window with king-mullion and hoodmould. fling to left has first floor C20 single light and 4-light window over ground floor C18 3-light flush cyma-moulded window, all with hoodmoulds. Similar C18 window to wing north side and early C17 3-light recessed hollow moulded window with hoodmould above. West end wall is rough rendered with small square upper light. Centre of west front is gabled stair tower with 2-light hoodmoulded window to each floor, hollow-moulded to ground floor. To left, set back, gabled one window range similar to main east front, ground floor 4-light window is C20 replacement.

To north, 2-storey range with ridge stack with C20 ovolo-moulded mullion windows to east and west. West side has 2 chamfered flush doorcases, possibly C18, one with C20 carved arms over.

Interior: fine Cl7 stone fireplaces to ground floor south room, first floor south and south west, and exceptional carved fireplace to first floor north, fluted pilasters, stone shelf above and Tudor-arched opening with S and R carved in spandrels. Ground floor panelled doors in scratch-moulded doorcases, one with moulded panels over and carved monogram to jamb. Ground floor south west room has C18 curved-head corner cupboard and 2 beams with run-out stops to chamfer. Fine C17 closed string stair with heavy moulded rail, square newels with caps and pendants and carved balusters with raking Ionic-type capitals. The house belonged to the Snell family from the early C17.

Listing NGR: ST8644576279


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0122 IOE Records taken by Jeffery Bartlett; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Jeffery Bartlett. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bartlett, Jeffery

Rights Holder: Bartlett, Jeffery


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