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Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Broughton Gifford
National Grid Reference:
ST 87959 63497


BROUGHTON GIFFORD THE STREET ST 86 SE (east side) 4/82 Manor House (formerly listed as "The Old Manor") 13.11.62 GV II *

Detached house. Early C17. Random rubble stone, stone slate roof, ashlar stacks with moulded cappings, saddleback coped verges. L- plan. Two-storey, 3-window main range. Gabled stone porch with round-arched doorway with keystone imposts and dripstone, ledged inner door with Tudor-arched stone surround, 3-light ovolo- mullioned casement either side, continuous string course over lintels. First floor has 3-light mullioned casement either side of 2-light over porch, lintel string course. Two full gabled dormers with 3-light mullioned casements with hoodmoulds, finials to coped verges, wing projecting to left has two 3-light ovolo-mullioned casements to ground floor, one to first and to full gabled dormer, gabled front of wing has 3-light mullioned casement to ground, first and attic floors. Right return of main range has large. external stack. Left return has 3-light mullioned casement to ground floor, 2-light mullioned casement to attic, two large gabled stacks. Rear has 2-light and 5-light mullioned casement and two gabled attics as front, single-storey wing to right added 1909. Interior has moulded beams and exposed joists to ground floor, Tudor-arched stone fireplaces, and bolection-moulded first floor fireplace. Fine stone fireplace in drawing room, reset from first floor 1909, segmental pediment with carved fish on volutes with mask corbels, frieze with cartouches and heraldic arms supported on pilasters with guilloche ornament, ovolo-moulded doorway from hall to drawing room. Probably built for Sir John Horton, whose family owned the house during C17. A good example of the C17 stone manor house in North Wiltshire. House restored c.1909 by Mr. Schmidt. (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 7, 1953; Wiltshire Buildings Record, Devizes).

Listing NGR: ST8795963497


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Books and journals
Pugh, RB, Crittall, E, The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire, (1953)


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: 24 Sep 1999
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