Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1152846

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1953

Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE


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Statutory Address: THE MANOR HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Rampisham

National Grid Reference: ST 56175 02264


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3/141 The Manor House 12.6.53 GV II

Manor House. Early C17, remodelled internally late C19, and with early C20 additions on the east and north-west. Rubble- stone and dressed stone walls with ashlar quoins. Roman tile roofs, hipped. Stone and brick stacks on south ridge, and brick on north-west wing. Two storeys and attics. Entrance front, 3 windows then north-west range, 2 storey porch, gabled, left of centre. Mullion-and-transom windows, mainly of 4 lights, with separate labels over the ground floor windows. Iron casements, leaded. Porch entrance has a depressed- arch head with separate label over. Plank door inside. South elevation: 5 windows, also of mullion-and-transom type, with 2-light windows over. C20 dormers inserted on the north and south elevations. Depressed-arch doorway at centre, with separate label over. High up on this wall is a small round dial, dated 1608. Interior: completely remodelled, late C19. South-west room has an overmantel made up of C17, fragments from the former screen mentioned in Hutchins; it has a frieze with fruit and swags; there are fragments from the same source in the north-east room. Both rooms have panelled C17 doors with elaborate enrichment over the doorways and scrolled cresting. Fragment of early C16 glass with a red rose and a number of C14 slip-tiles found near the house and including shields-of-arms of Bryan. (RCHM).

(RCHM Dorset I, p192(6). J Hutchins, History of Dorset vol II, p694, 3rd ed. 1861-74).

Listing NGR: ST5617502264


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Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1974), 192
Hutchins, J, The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, (1861), 694

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