THE MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1366409
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
North Cadbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 64013 29331

Details

NORTH CADBURY CP ST62NW GALHAMPTON 3/147 The Manor House 24.3.61 GV II*

Manor House. Dated 1723, but may incorporate earlier work. Cary stone near-ashlar with Doulting stone dressing; hipped plain clay tile roof behind shallow parapets, ashlar chimney stacks with moulded caps. Two storeys with attic, 5 bays x 4 bays. East entrance elevation of 5 bays: plinth, band courses to cill and head levels with vertical bands giving panelled effect, rusticated quoins, eaves cornice and shallow parapet: 2-light windows with architraves and beaded plain mullions; rectangular leaded panes, with iron framed opening lights and internal vertical iron bars; to inner bays timber casement dormer windows with hipped roofs: in lower centre bay an architraved part-glazed panelled door up 3 steps, under anse-de-panier moulded hood on console brackets; lead rainwater downpipes with elaborate stackheads, including date. South elevation to match, but to lower bay 1 a pair of C20 French doors inserted. C19/C20 extensions on north side. Interior not seen, but noted is a fine C18 dog-leg staircase with open balustrade, indications of a possibly C16 core, and substantial tie-beam roof trusses with saddle and king post apex. (VAG Reports, SRO Unpublished 1976, 1977).

Listing NGR: ST6401329331

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262080
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1976)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1977)

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 2003
Reference: IOE01/11376/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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