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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: 1344642



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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Petherton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jan-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 269376

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9/114 West Newton Manor (previously listed as Manor Farmhouse) 3.2.81 II*

(Marked on OS map as Manor Farm). Circa 1346 core; remodelled with additions C17 for Cheek family; late C19 alteration and addition. Colourwashed random rubble, slate roof, large brick stacks, one on frontage on a projecting base. Interior with remains of an aisled hall; irregular plan and elevations. Two storeys, 1:1:1:1 bays, 3, 4 and 5-light wooden-mullioned windows, ovolo-moulded, some C17, some C19 in cambered head reveals; left bay in C19 wing under a front- facing gable; 3 windows to first floor in gabled half-dormers, face of each with wood and plaster enrichment. Two storey gabled porch to third bay, 5-light wooden-mullioned window to first floor, ground floor opening in a moulded 4-centred head wooden architrave with incised lettering:- "H.C.K. (for Henry and Katherine Cheek) 1622", inner door opening with a studded 2-panelled door. Gabled ashlar bellcote to right return. Returns and rear show much C19 alteration. Some 2-light mullioned windows in left return. Interior with remains of aisle posts; timber- framed partitioning; C17 staircase; further features (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, March l978; Proceedings of SANHS, 1978).

Listing NGR: ST2889729140

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in March, (1978)
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, (1978)

National Grid Reference: ST 28897 29140


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