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The Mansells

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Minety, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.6212 / 51°37'16"N

Longitude: -1.9925 / 1°59'32"W

OS Eastings: 400616

OS Northings: 191373

OS Grid: SU006913

Mapcode National: GBR 2QR.72V

Mapcode Global: VHB33.FJ01

Plus Code: 9C3WJ2C5+F2

Entry Name: The Mansells

Listing Date: 12 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315739

ID on this website: 101022257

Location: Upper Minety, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Minety

Built-Up Area: Upper Minety

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Minety

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Detached house. Dated 'EP / 1656' on main door lintel (probably
for Edward Pleydell) with c1700 addition and considerable late C19
additions: for William Oliver (dated 'WO / 1899' on north chimney
flue) and further early C20 alterations and additions. Squared and
coursed rubble with some render, some roughcast to C19 and C20
additions, some half-timbering, some timber lintels, stone
dressings and stone slate roofs with stone stacks. Irregular H-
shaped plan with central 1656 core wing, south-east advanced 1700
addition, south-west C20 kitchen wing and late C19 north range
whose north-east corner may be of earlier date though much
remodelled. U-shaped south-east front with 1700 range of 2 storey
and attic to left, central 1656 block of 2 storeys and attic, 2
windows. and late C19 wing of 2 storeys and attic to right. C17
block has 2 and 3-light ovolo-moulded mullions; 2 hipped dormers.
1700 block has 3-light oak mullions with small leaded pane
casements, bracketted cornice, one hipped dormer and hipped roof to
south-east end. Leaded pane casement fenestration to C19 wing with
half-timbering to north-east oriel window. Doorway to left in
angle between ranges with C20 porch, outer C17 plank door and inner
Tudor-arch. Triple-canted bay in corresponding corner to right
with tall cusped lights.
Interior: C15 timber traceried ceiling in ground floor room to
north-west; various sections of panelling of different dates
throughout ground floor rooms, all inserted in the house by William
Oliver. Chamfered beams in C17 block with plank screens;
inglenook fireplace in left-hand rear room. Ground floor room to
1700 addition has moulded beams and cornice.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: SU0061691373

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