List entry

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, FORECOURT WALL WITH PIERS AND STEPS

List entry Number: 1345103

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, FORECOURT WALL WITH PIERS AND STEPS, SILVER STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityKilmersdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267962

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

KILMERSDON CP SILVER STREET (South side) ST65SE 11/179 The Manor House, forecourt wall with piers and steps 11.3.68 - II*

Manor house, now house. Main part of 1674, early/mid C18 wing. Coursed and squared rubble, coped verges, bases for finials, double Roman tile roofs, brick stack. Earliest part to right of 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays, 3-light moulded stone-mullioned windows except 2-light stone-mullioned windows to attic in front facing dormer gables; all windows with leaded lights; central door opening in massive freestone surround, studded plank door with strap hinges. Two storey, single bay C18 wing to left; 12-pane sash windows in moulded freestone architraves with emphasised keys and cornice drips, moulded sills. Single storey outshut to right return. Coursed and squared rubble forecourt wall with dressed stone coping, ramped up to pair of central ashlar gate piers, moulded caps with ball finials; C20 wooden gates reached by 4 stone steps. Interior with panelling of C18. C17 and C18 chimney pieces. (VAG report, unpublished S.R.O., April 1983; Atthill R., Mendip, A New Study, 1976).

Listing NGR: ST6943252260

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Athill, R, Mendip A New Study, (1976)

National Grid Reference: ST 69432 52260

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