MUSTON MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1304719
Date first listed:
10-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
MUSTON MANOR

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Location

Statutory Address:
MUSTON MANOR

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

County:
Dorset
District:
North Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Winterborne Kingston
National Grid Reference:
SY 87340 97673

Details

WINTERBORNE KINGSTON SY 89 NE MUSTON

7/153 Muston Manor

II*

Detached house, late C17 with C18 porch and addition to left. Flemish bond brickwork, early parts having burnt headers; flint plinth. Half-hipped, thatched roof with 2 brick stacks part way in along the ridge. One and a half storeys, 5 window range. Central 3 bays project forward slightly. 2-light, C19/20 casements with glazing bars, those to the ground floor under segmental brick heads. Central 2-storey porch, probably in imitation of that at nearby Anderson Manor; round brick arch with brick imposts and stone keystone; upper floor has probably reset single-light stone window with elliptical head; plank door. To the east gable and rear wall are some windows with heavy, pegged timber surrounds, some with fixed glazing and some with wrought-iron casements containing leaded-lights. Some blocked openings to rear.

Interior features; these are of very high quality for a small dwelling; many rooms have fielded panelling with moulded dado rail; west room has moulded cornice with egg and dart enrichment and an angle fireplace with moulded surround and heavy keystone; main room has a large open fireplace with chamfered bressummer and continuous jambs; kitchen has chamfered stone fireplace with continuous jambs; the east room upstairs has a fireplace with a bolection-moulded surround and 2 other rooms have coved and segmental plastered ceilings. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.301/2, no.5., Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England, Dorset, 1972, p.481.)

Listing NGR: SY8734097673

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
103569
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 301 302
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 481

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: 12 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/05935/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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