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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: 1118633



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Anderson

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103416

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7/3 Anderson Manor 14-7-55 GV I

Manor House. Built 1622 for John Tregonwell. Restored c.1912. Brick walls in garden wall bond with burnt headers, and stone dressings, on flint plinth. Tiled roofs, with moulded copings to parapets and gables. Ball finials to gables at apex and springing. 2 brick stacks, symmetrically arranged, each with 4 shafts set diagonally, with oversailing caps. Double-pile plan with parallel roofs. Kitchen wing added at north-west corner later in C17; with a lower service range to the west. Main house of 3 storeys. Symmetrical front with projecting gabled wings each end. Moulded stone string courses at each floor level. Central 1/2 octagonal 3- storeyed porch. Moulded arched doorway with dropped keystone. On first floor, in 3 centre faces, a 2-light stone mullioned and transomed window with lead lights. Similar windows, without transomes, on second floor. On each side of porch, ground and first floors each have a 2-light stone mullioned and transomed window with lead lights. The wings have, on ground and first floors a 2-light stone mullioned and transomed window with lead lights. Similar windows on second floor, without transomes, under label moulds. Lead rainwater heads inscribed 1 (J) T 1622. Half gable wall of kitchen wing projects left of main range. This of 3 storeys and attic. Ground, first and second floors each have a 3-light stone mullioned window with lead lights. Blocked window over. 2-storeyed service range to left. Roof has stone eaves courses. 4-centred arched doorway and stone mullioned windows with lead lights. Main entrance has heavy oak studded door with spy-hole. Hall has stone 4-centred arched fireplace, C17 oak panelling and early C20 plaster ceiling in C17 style. Heavy oak plank and muntin partition between Hall and Dining Room. Large arched stone fireplace in Dining Room. West Stair, C17, has close string and heavy turned balusters. East Stair, later C17, also close string, has lighter turned balusters. Chamber over Hall has ornamental plaster roundel in centre of ceiling. Stone arched fireplace. (RCHM Monument 3. Dorset Vol. III. See also article in Country Life, Vol 37. p.446. 1915.)

Listing NGR: SY8802197609

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 37, (1915), 446
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

National Grid Reference: SY 88021 97604


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