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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.


List entry Number: 1110420



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hinton St. Mary

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Oct-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102659

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4/31 The Manor House 4.10.60 GV II*

Manor house, medieval (possibly C13), with additions dated 1664 and 1695, and others of the C18, Cl9 and C20. Ashlar and squared rubble with gable-ended, stone slated roofs and stone stacks in various positions. 2 storeys and attics; south east front of 6 window range. Mainly 2 and 3-light, C17 stone mullioned, and mullioned and transomed windows, some with returned labels. 2 storey porch with 4-centred head doorway with an achievement of arms over. Projecting gabled wings left and right. Internal features: niche with 2-centred chamfered head and surround, possibly C13; first floor 4-centred head stone fireplace; voussoirs of possibly C13 opening; C16 ground floor doorway with moulded 4-centred head and continuous jambs; reset C17 panelling; C18 fireplace surround; C16 moulded plaster ceiling taken from Fiddleford Mill with geometric ribbing; drawing room contains recent copy of same ceiling. The quality of this house puts it at the top of the grade II* category. RCHM, Dorset vol III, pp 114-116, no 2; Newman J, and Pevsner N, The Buildings of England; Dorset, Penguin, 1972, p 230/1.

Listing NGR: ST7870316121

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 114-116
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 230-231

National Grid Reference: ST 78703 16121


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