CLYFFE HOUSE EAST CLYFFE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1303596

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: CLYFFE HOUSE EAST, 1, 2 AND 3

Statutory Address: CLYFFE MANOR HOUSE

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CLYFFE MANOR HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address: CLYFFE HOUSE EAST, 1, 2 AND 3

Statutory Address: CLYFFE 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: Tincleton

National Grid Reference: SY 78150 92135

Summary

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History

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Details

TINCLETON SY 79 SE CLYFFE HOUSE

9/162 Clyffe Manor House, and Nos. 1, 2 and 3 26.1.56 Clyffe House East (formerly listed as Clyffe House)

GV II

Country house, converted to one house and 3 flats. Built 1842, architect Benjamin Ferrey. Brick walls with some diaper patterning in burnt headers, and stone dressings. Stone slate roof with parapets and coped gables. Brick stacks set symmetrically, with star-shaped shafts with oversailing caps. H-plan. 2 storeys and attic. Main north front has central 2-storeyed porch with projecting gabled wings each end. Semi octagonal blocks in the inner angles. In porch, a moulded 4-centred arched door opening. On first floor a canted oriel with solid hipped crested cap, moulded cill, and stone mullioned and transomed windows with arched lights. Wing at left end has C20 round arched doorway. Ground and first floors each have a 4-light stone mullioned and transomed window with ornamental cast iron glazing - that on first floor with hoodmould. Attic has 2-light stone mullioned window with hoodmould. Wing at right end similar, but no ground floor window. In the semi-octagonal blocks, ground and first floors each have a 2-light mullioned and transomed window with ornamental cast iron glazing. Similar windows in sections between these blocks and the porch, but first floor windows have lost their glazing. Attic has 2 gabled dormers, with mullioned windows. Internally, in Clyffe Manor House, main entrance hall has contemporary oak panelling, panelled ceiling with moulded ribs, 4-centred arched panelled doors, 4-centred arched fireplace surround, and transverse arches. Closed string stair with twisted and turned balusters and moulded handrail. Other contemporary ceilings, and fireplaces. In recess off stair hall some re-used C17 carved panelling. In Clyffe House East, main ground floor rooms have contemporary panelling and ceilings. Under conversion at time of survey (April 1986). (RCHM Monument 2 Dorset Vol III)

Listing NGR: SY7815092135

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 106351

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Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

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