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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: THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1058823

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, OLD STREET LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityCroscombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267538

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History

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Details

ST54SE CROSCOMBE CP OLD STREET LONG (North side)

13/65 The Manor House

2.6.61

GV II*

Religious building, then manor house, now house. C15/Cl6, C17 alterations. Random rubble and some squared rubble, slate roof, coped verges, 4 brick stacks, that to right return on an external rubble base. Cross passage plan. Two storeys and attics, 4 bays, very irregular fenestration 2 and 3-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows to first floor, 2 with dripmoulds, that second from left with a transom; 2 small 2-light wooden-mullioned windows under the eaves to attic storey, that to left with glazing bars; ground floor with a 2-light casement in a dressed stone surround, a fixed light casement of 6-lights in a moulded stone surround with a stopped label, and a small 2-light casement with glazing bars in a reveal. Door opening to left, in a 4-centred moulded and stopped dressed stone surround, carved spandrels, label with carved heads as stops; C19 door of 4-panels in a gothick style. Left half of frontage is obscured by a single storey C20 lean-to which is not included. Particularly rich interior; ground floor with cross-beam ceilings, moulded 4-centred arch door opening, 2 further door openings, one with a pointed-arch head, one with a cambered head; 2 winder staircases; piscina in a moulded 4-centred head stone surround; first floor with plaster cartouche to right room, blocked fireplace with a moulded cornice shelf; further lesser interior features. To right of entrance there appears to be the remains of a decayed statuette in an oblong niche.

Listing NGR: ST5892744312

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National Grid Reference: ST 58927 44312

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