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

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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

Legacy

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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

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