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RUINS OF FORMER MANOR HOUSE

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.

Name: RUINS OF FORMER MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1155113

Location

RUINS OF FORMER MANOR HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witchampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Nov-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 107585

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST9907206338

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