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SPARGROVE MANOR

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: SPARGROVE MANOR

List entry Number: 1058562

Location

SPARGROVE MANOR

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Batcombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268238

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BATCOMBE CP SPARGROVE ST63NE 8/37 Spargrove Manor - GV II

Country house, now farmhouse on moated site, Cl6, Cl7, C18, but almost entirely rebuilt c1870 in Free Jacobean style but incorporating work from the C17 and C18. Coursed rubble and ashlar, slate roofs, coped verges, brick and ashlar stacks, 2 large finials to frontage. L-plan, symmetrical front range with wing to rear. Two storeys, garden front of 1:1:1 bays, those to each side project slightly under front-facing gabled pediments, tripartite sash windows of 8:12:8 lights with plain surrounds and plain dividing mullions, sidelights of upper window to right blocked. Central blank semi-circular head door opening, key and imposts, above strap-work ornamentation in relief and above that an achievement in moulded stone frame. Secondary door opening to right return, also some C17 moulded stone-mullioned and transomed windows, iron casements, leaded lights. Interior with C17, C18 and C19 work. Ground floor of rear wing with good C17 chimneypiece with bolection moulding, overmantel with swags, bracketted moulded mantel. Further good late C18 chimneypieces in Adam style; some ornamental plasterwork; panelled doors with fine brass door furniture; former kitchen with C19 iron range. The building is in a poor state of repair at trio tile of resurvey, April 1986. (VAG report, unpublished SRO, April 1975; John Buckler illustration, 1829).

Listing NGR: ST6703837924

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in April, (1975)

National Grid Reference: ST 67038 37924

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