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THE MANOR HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1056112

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, HIGHER STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Merriott

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262373

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST41SW MERRIOTT CP HIGHER STREET (north-west side)

2/123 The Manor House

4.2.58

GV II

Detached house. C18. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables having obelisks over kneelers and ball finial to east gable; ashlar chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys; 4 bays, of which bay 4 is set back slightly. Plinth, cornice, plain parapet, rusticated quoins. To first floor 20-pane sash windows set in architraves to first floor; to ground floor, 16-pane sash windows to bays 1 and 3. French doors to bay 4: to bay 2 a C20 glazed floor with surround of fluted Doric pilasters and full entablature with flat stone hood. Projecting single-storey wing from south-east corner, with 2 bays of large 16-pane sash windows having keystoned lintols on west flank; on east flank are C19 additions to give a Gothick flavour. Extensions to match rear of house. Interior not seen. This house, the property of the Whitley family, only became the Manor House when they inherited the lordship of the manor in 1906: the earlier manor house no longer survives (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p 55).

Listing NGR: ST4466313115

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 55

National Grid Reference: ST 44663 13115

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