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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.


List entry Number: 1304769



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Portesham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105292

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11/171 32/6 Manor House and Stables



Detached Manor House. Mid C17 with C19 extension at rear. Dressed stone walls and chamfered plinth. Continuous string-course raised over front door. Slate roofs with stone gable-copings with ovolo-moulded kneelers. C19 brick stacks at each gable. Eaves raised, probably C19. 2 storeys, with deep cellars and attics. 3 windows (first floor): 5 windows (ground floor), straight-chamfered mullions, C19 wooden casements with hori- zontal glazing-bars. Front door, just right of centre, with very depressed-arch head and chamfered jambs. Plank-and-mutin door with strap hinges. One niche each side of the front doorway with foliate ornament in the spandrels, hacked off, all in a square-headed frame. Rear elevation, depressed-arch doorway at centre, with plank-and mutin door. Large C19 extension to south-east, rubble-stone walls and a slate roof. Canted bay on south wall, with sashes and glazing-bars. Interior: re-set panelling in hall with square framing and flat strap work to upper string. Fireplace in hall, with moulded stone jambs and concrete lintel over. Mid-chamfered ceiling-beams. Attached stabling and store at west end, with rubble-stone walls, and plain tile roof, hipped. Irregular fenestration and plank stable-doors to street. Store attached to the south, with a hipped slate roof and brick stack at the north gable. 2 storeys. Windows, C20 insertions (fixed. Plank doorway to lane with segmental head. (RCHM Dorset II, p. 243 (5)).

Listing NGR: SY6014885849

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 243

National Grid Reference: SY 60148 85849


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