MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1023856
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
MANOR HOUSE, BARFORD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MANOR HOUSE, BARFORD LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Downton
National Grid Reference:
SU 18077 21663

Details

DOWNTON OFF BARFORD LANE SU 1821 (west side) 6/5 Manor House GV II*

the grade shall be amended to I.

The description is to read:

Detached house. Early C14 and C17 with C19 alterations. Rendered flint stone rubble, brick and timber frame, brick stacks. L-plan. C14 hall house with attached chapel. One storey and attic with basement, 5 windows. Central ledged door in moulded case, with 2-storey porch on posts, to either side are two 3-light mullioned 'and transomed windows, to right are two chamfered lights to basement and blocked 2-light ogee-headed window. Attic has two gabled dormers to left, 2-light casements to gabled porch over door, one dormer to right with 2-light casement. Chapel projecting to right has C19 3-light window with hoodmould, left return has cusped lancet to first floor and small chamfered light to basement. Right return has two cusped lancets, single chamfered lancet to ground floor and blocked one to right first floor and chimney with corbel table. To right is chamfered doorcase with planked door to basement, C20 windows to first floor. Rear has chimney on corbel table, 3-light casement, two chamfered lights to basement, two C19 3-light windows to ground floor and C20 door with flat stone hood on bracket, C20 French'windows to right. Three dormers, one hipped, to roof. Wing to right has C19 3-light window and 2-light casement to attic. Interior: all has inserted floor and oak panelling of c1600, oak fireplace surround with fluted pilasters and overmantel with Raleigh arms on panels. Chapel has inserted floor of c1600 and bolection-moulded fireplace and panelling of late C17, pointed barrel-vaulted plaster ceiling. Chapel is off northern, upper end of hall. Timber framed partition to closed truss of low end of hall. Newel stairs inserted c16O0. 4-bay C14 or C15 roof over hall has chamfered arch-braced collar trusses, curved windbracing to tenoned purlins. Chapel roof has eleven pairs of common rafters and collars with arched braces. Manor was an endowment to Winchester College by William of Wykeham in 1380, later leased by Elizabeth I and occupied by brother of Sir Walter Raleigh in early C17, who improved the house. (Unp ublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury.)

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DOWNTON OFF BARFORD LANE SU 1821 (west side) 6/5 Manor House

GV II*

Detached house. Early C14 and C17 with C19 alterations. Rendered brick and timber frame, brick stacks. L-plan. C14 hall house with attached chapel. One storey and attic with basement, 5 windows. Central ledged door in moulded case, with C18 2-storey porch on posts, to either side are two 3-light mullioned and transomed windows, to right are two chamfered lights to basement and blocked 2-light ogee-headed window. Attic has two gabled dormers to left, 2-light casements to gabled porch over door, one dormer to right with 2-light casement. Chapel projecting to right has C19 3-light window with hoodmould, left return has cusped lancet to first floor and small chamfered light to basement. Right return has two cusped lancets, single chamfered lancet to ground floor and blocked one to right first floor and chimney with corbel table. To right is chamfered doorcase with planked door to basement, C20 windows to first floor. Rear has chimney on corbel table, 3-light casement, two chamfered lights to basement, two C19 3-light windows to ground floor and C20 door with flat stone hood on bracket, C20 French windows to right. Three dormers, one hipped, to roof. Wing to right has C19 3-light window and 2-light casement to attic. Interior: Hall has inserted floor and oak panelling of c.1600, oak fireplace surround with fluted pilasters and overmantel with Raleigh arms on panels. Chapel has inserted floor of c.1600 and bolection-moulded fireplace and panelling of late C17, pointed barrel-vaulted plaster ceiling. Chapel is off northern, upper end of hall. Timber framed partition to screens passage, spiral stairs, and newel stairs inserted c.1800. 4-bay C14 roof over hall has double-chamfered arch-braced collar trusses, curved wind- bracing to butt purlins. Chapel roof has eleven pairs of rafters and collars. Manor was an endowment to Winchester College by William of Wykeham in 1380, later leased by Elizabeth I and occupied by brother of Sir Walter Raleigh in early C17, who improved the house. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1807421661

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
319564
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05391/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter J Ellis. Source Historic England Archive
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