THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1058823
Date first listed:
02-Jun-1961
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, OLD STREET LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, OLD STREET LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Croscombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 58927 44312

Details

ST54SE CROSCOMBE CP OLD STREET LONG (North side)

13/65 The Manor House

2.6.61

GV II*

Religious building, then manor house, now house. C15/Cl6, C17 alterations. Random rubble and some squared rubble, slate roof, coped verges, 4 brick stacks, that to right return on an external rubble base. Cross passage plan. Two storeys and attics, 4 bays, very irregular fenestration 2 and 3-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows to first floor, 2 with dripmoulds, that second from left with a transom; 2 small 2-light wooden-mullioned windows under the eaves to attic storey, that to left with glazing bars; ground floor with a 2-light casement in a dressed stone surround, a fixed light casement of 6-lights in a moulded stone surround with a stopped label, and a small 2-light casement with glazing bars in a reveal. Door opening to left, in a 4-centred moulded and stopped dressed stone surround, carved spandrels, label with carved heads as stops; C19 door of 4-panels in a gothick style. Left half of frontage is obscured by a single storey C20 lean-to which is not included. Particularly rich interior; ground floor with cross-beam ceilings, moulded 4-centred arch door opening, 2 further door openings, one with a pointed-arch head, one with a cambered head; 2 winder staircases; piscina in a moulded 4-centred head stone surround; first floor with plaster cartouche to right room, blocked fireplace with a moulded cornice shelf; further lesser interior features. To right of entrance there appears to be the remains of a decayed statuette in an oblong niche.

Listing NGR: ST5892744312

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267538
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04815/31
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