HENDFORD MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1296434
Date first listed:
08-Sep-1970
Statutory Address:
HENDFORD MANOR, HENDFORD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HENDFORD MANOR, HENDFORD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Yeovil
National Grid Reference:
ST 55432 15722

Details

ST5515BNW YEOVIL CP HENDFORD (East side)

7/28 Hendford Manor

8.9.70

GV II*

Large town house converted to offices of c1720 with later alterations to left-hand and right-hand (projecting). (Vacant Jan. 1983). Ham stone ashlar with Welsh slate roof between coped gables, chimney stacks removed. 2-storeys with attic and basement of 7 bays: the main West facade has plinth (with four 2-light basement windows now blocked, rusticated quoins, band cill courses and moulded string at first floor level. Central 8-panel front door (up 5 steps) with projecting porch of c1900 design, using pairs of freely interpreted Corinthian columns on high plinths carrying open segmental pediment, with bulls-eye window under: parapet crowned with 2 urns: ground floor windows simple cruiform wooden casements with leaded lights set in plain architraves; first floor has seven 16-pane sashes with medium glazing bars, in simple architraves: dentilled cornice above, with the piers only remaining of a (presumed) balustrade. 3-dormer windows with segmental lead covered roofs to alternate bays-having 16-pane casements. To right-hand a matching extension of full height but apparently only single storey with basement possibly c1860, with hipped Welsh slate roof. No windows to sides, but to front a blocked basement window and a large triple window in quasi-Venetian pattern, with triangular pediment. To left- hand a plainer 2-storey extension, of uncertain date of local stone cut and squared, with Welsh slate hipped roof having 3-bays of 3-light windows in simple raised architraved and mullioned surrounds; barred windows: to the right a simple doorway with flat stone hood. Interior not inspected. Built by Hooper family c1750 (Solicitors): enlarged by Edwin Newman in 1840, purchased by Yeovil Borough Council 1938.

Listing NGR: ST5543215722

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261364
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00103/17
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