RUINS OF FORMER MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1155113
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
04-Nov-1986
Statutory Address:
RUINS OF FORMER MANOR HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RUINS OF FORMER MANOR HOUSE

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County:
Dorset
District:
East Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Witchampton
National Grid Reference:
ST9907206338

Details

WITCHAMPTON ST 90 NE WITCHAMPTON VILLAGE

4/126 Ruins of former manor house (formerly listed as "The 18.3.55 Remains of Abbey Buildings together with Pigeon House approximately 75 yards to west")

II

Ruins of former manor house. C13 origin. Flint and rubble walls with ashlar dressings and some brick patching. The front wall, and fragments of the side and rear walls only survive. Originally of 2 storeys, with solar on left and hall on right, both at first floor level, on undercrofts. Large archway right of centre, with brick segmental arch, and brick patching over. One original and 2 added buttresses. On first floor of hall, remains of 2 lancets. Remains of larger window in solar. In hall undercroft, one rectangular window opening. At rear of solar block, small section of wall standing, with remains of window at upper level. In poor repair. Scheduled Ancient Monument. No. M.136 (R.C.H.M. Monument 2. Dorset Vol V). Note: The Pigeon House. Ref 15/8 included in the original listing description, has been demolished).

Listing NGR: ST9907206338

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
107585
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 15 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02719/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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