THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307424
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, MARKET PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, MARKET PLACE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Somerton
National Grid Reference:
ST 49008 28545

Details

ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (West side)

9/186 The Manor House (formerly listed as House adjoining The Manor House to north) 17.4.59

GV II

House, semi-detached. C17 with modifications. Local lias stone cut and squared with Ham stone dressings: clay pantiled roof with abutment to south and coped gable to north; stone end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Hollow chamfer mullioned windows with square labels and leaded panes, of 4 lights to all but lower bay 3 which is 5 light; C20 doorway apparently cut into former window bay 2, preserving right hand light only. Interior not seen, but VCH states that ground floor contains the original hall of a mid C17 house, divided by later partition, with parlour to north, with moulded stone fireplaces, also several stone doorways with moulded arches and jambs; former stair turret projecting at rear; extensive cellars; a first floor room has an enriched plaster ceiling of early style, and above the fireplace an overmantel with arms of the Doddington family. House thought to be that built by Sir John Strangways, died 1666, who purchased Somerton St Cleers Manor 1638; later became part of an earlier White Hart Inn, then a shop. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4901028556

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262992
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

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: 24 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08935/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Barker. Source Historic England Archive
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