TARRANT GUNVILLE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305106
Date first listed:
29-Dec-1976
Statutory Address:
TARRANT GUNVILLE MANOR HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TARRANT GUNVILLE MANOR HOUSE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
North Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Tarrant Gunville
National Grid Reference:
ST 92490 12608

Details

TARRANT GUNVILLE ST 9212 -

9/37 Tarrant Gunville Manor House 29.12.76

GV II

Manor house, late C18, for the Chapman family. Colourwashed render and ashlar. Slate roof of 2 parallel ranges with end rendered stacks. Symmetrical. 3 storeys, 5 bays to the north and 7 to the south. Sashes with glazing bars. Outer ground floor bays have Palladian windows with Tuscan columns. Central flat porch with Ionic columns.

Internal features (RCHM): principal rooms have dadoes and fireplaces in the Adam style; a marble chimney piece is said to be by Flaxman. The house was once occupied by Josiah Wedgwood II. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV, p.93/4, no.3. Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England: Dorset, 1972, p.417.)

Listing NGR: ST9249012608

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
103665
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1972), 93-94
Pevsner, N, Newman, J, The Buildings of England: Dorset, (1972), 417

Legal

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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