Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146199

Date first listed: 21-May-1986



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District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Steeple Langford

National Grid Reference: SU 02282 37817


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STEEPLE LANGFORD WARMINSTER ROAD SU 03 NW (south side) 2/98 Ballington Manor, formerly listed as Little Bathampton Farmhouse with Dovecot. GV II _ Wrongly shown on OS map as Yarnbury Grange. Detached house. Late C17, additions and alterations c1930. Dressed limestone, tiled roofs with coped verges and limestone stacks with moulded cappings. C17 house was L-plan with 2-span roof, L-plan 1930's addition to east. Two-storey and attic, 9-windowed north front; all 2-light, single or 4-light 1930's chamfered mullioned casements, restored Tudor-arched doorway and C17-style door to right in cross wing, with double-gabled coped verges. Right return has 1930's mullioned casements to ground floor, two C17 two-light recessed chamfered mullioned casements to first floor, datestone with raised lettering on lozenges: SM 1580, probably initials of Susan Mompesson. Rear has 4-bay central range with 1930's mullioned casements and three hipped dormers with 2-light casements, C17 wing to left retains C17 three-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement to first floor and 2-light to attic, right return of wing has chamfered stone doorway and 2-light mullioned casement, other windows all 1930's mullioned casements, wing to right is 1930's addition in similar style. Attached to right is English bond brick former dairy with leaded casements and tiled hipped roof with hipped dormers, restored 1930's. Interior retains good late C17 fittings to west ranges: entrance hall with Tudor-arched moulded stone fireplace and good dog-leg stairs with barleysugar balusters, closed strings and wide moulded handrail. Study to rear has open fireplace with chamfered timber lintel on chamfered jambs, moulded cross beams. Drawing room has Tudor-arched moulded stone fireplace with rococo wooden surround, with enriched volutes to egg and dart cornice over scrolled frieze, probably reset, 8-panelled wainscot doors with strap or H-L hinges. First floor rooms have wainscot doors, plain open fireplaces wth timber lintels on stone jambs, some herringbone brick backs. Attic stairs have barleysugar balusters in same style as stairs to first floor. Associated with the Mompesson family of Bathampton House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU0228237817


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