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TARRANT GUNVILLE MANOR HOUSE

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.

Name: TARRANT GUNVILLE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1305106

Location

TARRANT GUNVILLE MANOR HOUSE

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tarrant Gunville

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1976

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 103665

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 92490 12608

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