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Statutory Address:

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

Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Combe Florey
National Grid Reference:
ST 15342 31224


ST13NE 3/75 25.2.55

COMBE FLOREY CP The Old Manor House


House, now divided. C16 with C17, C18 and mid C20 additions. Red sandstone random rubble with roughcast facade, slate roofs, brick stacks to right of porch and left of crosswing. "L"-plan 3 cell and cross passage with projecting wing left and additions to left of wing, right addition at rear. Two storeys, irregularly placed fenestration; left projecting wing two C17 cruciform windows first floor, C20 cruciform window groundfloor right only; snail 3-light mullion with leaded panes ground floor only to left of gabled two storey porch set on wooden Tuscan columns resting on stone plinths with depressed wooden arch. First floor large rectangular glazed leaded opening with inserted arched casement with stained glass fanlight; stair turret to right, slightly recessed, with lancet window; two 3-light mullions first floor, one only ground floor. To left of cross wing independently tile roofed addition, pantiled garage (once a smith) with C20 single storey conical slate roofed addition in angle and double Roman tiled projection on cross wing. This forms an attractive courtyard grouping with variety of roofing materials. Interior: good C17 panelling to left of cross passage plank and muntin screen, moulded four centred arch back door similar to front door, early C18 bolection moulded panelled room to right with early C17 two bay screen fronting stairs, another plank and muntin screen; porch room decorated with early C17 plasterwork. Cross wing to left late C16 panelling, and some plaster work decoration. (Photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1534231224


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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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Date: 10 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/08750/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terry Abbiss. Source Historic England Archive
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