COURT HOUSE AT MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1035788
Date first listed:
19-Mar-1962
Statutory Address:
COURT HOUSE AT MANOR HOUSE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
COURT HOUSE AT MANOR HOUSE, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Cheverell Magna
National Grid Reference:
ST 98020 54284

Details

CHEVERELL MAGNA CHURCH STREET ST 95 SE (south side) 5/19 Court House at Manor House 19.3.62 GV II* Gazebo with game larder under, and approach stairways. c1690. Fine brickwork with lime putty pointing, and raised stone quoins. Slate roof. Square plan. Lower stage has offset door within stone surround, and a horizontally set stone oval window with moulded keyed architrave. Tall upper stage with door to west, and windows on three other sides, that to south altered. Stone moulded architraves with archivolt, carved spandrels, and lion mask keystones. Door with bolection moulded surround. Roof hipped with stone finial brackets and ball. Interior: Game larder has brick segmental vault and hanging bars. Upper level is octagonal, with corners of square occupied by arched cupboard with panelled doors and shaped shelves, one with clerk's desk, said to be from the time the building was used as a court room. Approach to upper level is by a fine series of steps of limestone with brick balustrades, rising in 3 flights from rear of house. Stone copings with scrolled ends. Between steps and gazebo, a large lead lined water tank of brick with stone copings.

Listing NGR: ST9801654286

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
311923
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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