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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: 1366340

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityBruton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261681

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History

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Details

BRUTON CP WYKE CHAMPFLOWER ST63SE 5/209 The Manor House 24.3.61 GV II*

Manor House. C15 with major addition of c1820. Local stone rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof coped at North gable but hipped at south end; stone end and intermediate chimney stacks with moulded caps. 2 storeys, 5-bay West front of which bay 5, the c1820 addition, projects. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows bays 1-4 of 2-3-3-2-lights below and 3-2-2-2 lights above, all without hoods; chamfered cambered arch doorway without hood between bays 2 and 3, and C19 doorway with keystoned lintel between bays 3 and 4; bay 5 has 2-light Gothick mullioned windows, the lower with transone, and both with labels. C19 South front of 2 storeys, 3 bays; 3-light mullioned and transomed Gothick windows to outer bays, with matching 2-light window to upper bay 2; central 4-panel door in moulded surround with 4-centre arched fanlight under square label. Massive fireplace in North room, also large kitchen fireplace; curved staircase; curved collars to trusses visible in North bedroom suggesting a reflooring and re-windowing of an open hall type in C17. The early C19 wing has oldster decorations and cornices of Gothick type. The Church of the Holy Trinity (qv) attached to North East corner to form important group.

Listing NGR: ST6617434296

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National Grid Reference: ST 66178 34305

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