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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.

Name: STEYNING MANOR

List entry Number: 1057395

Location

STEYNING MANOR

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityStogursey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Nov-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265180

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History

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Details

ST2042 STOGURSEY CP COCKWOOD

14/152 Steyning Manor (formerly listed as Steyning Manor Farmhouse)

22.5.69

II*

Incorrectly shown on OS map as Steyning Farm. Manor House. Late C15 - early C16, enlarged early C17, altered lane C17, and early - mid C19. Roughcast over blue lias rubble, gabled slate roofs with coped verges. C19 finials. Plan: early manor house, 3 cell with stair turret fronted in double pile block with linking wings. One and a half storeys 1:1:1 bays; facade originally symmetrical, before addition of flat roofed single storey addition ground floor left, full height gabled porch centre, all windows ovolo moulded, mullioned and transomed, under hood moulds, first floor 5-light windows flanking 3-light in porch, ground floor 5-light flanking depressed 4 centred arch doorway with moulded jamb, under hood mould, similar inner doorway. Gabled returns, symmetrical before early C20 addition of gabled watertower right. Interior: exhuberant late C17 plasterwork to right of renewed cross passage, plaster overmantel C18 panelling to left, ribbed ceiling, Jacobean dog leg stair with turned balusters and gate, some plasterwork decoration on first floor, arched head doorways. Original manor house to rear has very large chamfered beams, large fireplace bay East end, spiral stair in turret, Interesting both for the survival, relatively unaltered, of the earlier manor house and as an early example of double pile renaissance house in Somerset. Plasterwork in hall bears similarities to the work at Dunster Castle (qv). (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1982)

Listing NGR: ST2196042772

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in January, (1982)

National Grid Reference: ST 21960 42772

Map


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