FITZHEAD COURT THE MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059202
Date first listed:
25-Jan-1956
Statutory Address:
FITZHEAD COURT
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR

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THE MANOR
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Location

Statutory Address:
FITZHEAD COURT
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Fitzhead
National Grid Reference:
ST 12193 28493

Details

ST12NW FITZHEAD CP

6/112 Fitzhead Court and The Manor (formerly listed as Fitzhead Court)

25.1.56

GV II*

House, now divided. The date of the original building is unclear at time of survey probably late C16, altered late C17, partially rebuilt and enlarged early C19. Rendered over random rubble, steeply pitched slate roof, many brick stacks including gable end of west wing. "U"-plan facing south, service wing additions to north, entrance on east front. Two storeys, 1:4:1 bays, irregular fenestration early C19 and later, pointed sashes with Y tracery first floor, ground floor, mixed 2-, 4-, 6- and 8- light mullioned and transomed windows, latter in central, two bay, flat roofed single storey projection. West wing windows to right of stack with diagonal buttress, east wing centrally placed windows, gable end lit by lancet window and tall brick stack rising for gabled projection on left return. Entrance on east front through Ham stone pointed arch opening, square headed doorcase with moulded jambs, decorated spandrels, entablature and frieze with brackets carrying lanterns. Early C19 door with divided tracery batterns and ornamental hinges. East wing contains early C19 Jacobean style plaster ceilings, western part of central block contains fine late C17 plaster decoration, including the coat of arms of the Channon family. (Photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1219328493

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
270323
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: 15 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/12564/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terry Abbiss. Source Historic England Archive
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