Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1119843

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Statutory Address: MANOR HOUSE


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Statutory Address: MANOR HOUSE

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County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: West Stafford

National Grid Reference: SY 72841 89688


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16/200 Manor House


- I

Manor house. C17 origin, remodelled in early C18 for George White (RCHM). Further alterations, and north front remodelled in early C19. Coursed rubble stone walls, - front wall plastered. Hipped tiled roof with moulded eaves cornices. Rubble end stacks. Originally U-shaped plan, with projecting wings at rear and added porch between these. 2 storeys and attic. Entrance (north) front plastered, with pilasters at ends and at each side of doorway. Lower parts of these rusticated, upper parts panelled. Open portico with 4 Roman Doric columns supporting entablature with metope frieze and cornice. Round arched doorway, moulded, with fanlight and pseudo - Tudor oak door. Ground floor has 4 sashes with glazing bars under plastered flat arches. 3 similar windows on first floor. Attic has 3 flat roofed dormers with sashes with glazing bars. Left (east) end wall of exposed rubble. More elaborate modillion cornice, raised in centre as gable, with Coat of Arms. Central glazed door, and sashes with glazing bars on each floor. On garden (south) front, central 2-storeyed porch has -glazed doors in classical surround. French doors over, on to balcony with ornamental iron railings. This flanked by round arched windows on each floor, with sashes with glazing bars. In the end wings, one sash with glazing bars on each floor. Evidence of earlier, wider windows here, and in the inner-facing side walls. At south west corner, a C19 service range, with brick walls, part plastered and roof behind parapet. 2 storeys over cellar. Sashes with glazing bars. North of this across a service yard, a single storey service range. Front wall of this of rubble stone, has round arched windows with 'Gothic' glazing. Internally, early C19 cut string geometrical stair with wreathed handrail and spandrel brackets. South east ground floor room has raised panelling, carved C18 fireplace surround and semi-circular niche. Other rooms have C18 moulded cornices. Doors with reeded architraves. (RCHM Monument 6. Dorset Vol II)

Listing NGR: SY7284189688


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Legacy System number: 106389

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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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