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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shepperton Town, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3883 / 51°23'18"N

Longitude: -0.4526 / 0°27'9"W

OS Eastings: 507770

OS Northings: 166613

OS Grid: TQ077666

Mapcode National: GBR 29.BL5

Mapcode Global: VHFTY.3CLK

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 9 December 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287979

Location: Spelthorne, Surrey, TW17

County: Surrey

District: Spelthorne

Town: Spelthorne

Electoral Ward/Division: Shepperton Town

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Shepperton

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


3/8 Manor House


House. Circa 1820; said to have been built for a Mr James Scott. Incised painted
stucco with hipped slate roof. Two storeys over basement to left, lower two
storey range to right; C20 service range to right end. Garden front to south with
3 bay return to east, entrance front now to north. Entrance front:- Eaves soffit.
Two 12-pane, glazing-bar sash windows to first floor left; tripartite glazing-bar
sash window below. Two 6-pane sashes to attic on right, 19-pane glazing-bar sash
window and one tripartite glazing-bar sash to first floor. Three 12-pane glazing-
bar sashes below. Shallow break to centre with arched staircase window rising
through upper floors. C20 entrance porch with 6-panel door to centre in fixed
flanking windows. Wide C20 pedimented portico on two marble-painted columns with
abstracted triglyph frieze over. Ribbed lead roofed extensions stepping down to
right. Left hand return front (east):- Three first floor 12-pane sash windows;
angle bay to ground floor left. South, garden, front:- Five bays. Four 12-pane
glazing-bar sash windows to first floor, casement to first floor left. Central
angle bay with tent-roofed verandah on either side supported by paired,lotus-leaf
capital thin columns; tripartite sashes behind on either side.
Interior:- Main reception rooms - drawing room, tent room and dining room - show
mid-C19 decoration of high quality. Panelled dining room ceiling with low relief
plaster mouldings and ornately moulded cornice. Six-panelled doors with ornately
moulded frieze, swags with putti over. Drawing room:- trompe-l'oeil arrangement
of panels framed by pilasters ornamented with foliate and floral motifs in a
classical style. Doors with ornamented panels and moulded friezes, each with a
crown putto set in a medallion framed by tendrils and flowers; marble fireplace
with over-mantle in the form of a large mirror set in an ornately carved frame of
pilasters with tendrils and flowers. Cornice arched over a relief of flowers in
a vase. Two full, flat-arched window mirrors, each crowned with swags and a mask
head in relief set in a medallion. A wide flat arch with scrolls leads out of the
drawing room into:- Tent Room:- Ceiling in the form of a trompe-l'oeil canopy, the
walls with pilaster framed pointed panels and ornamented with swags and with inset
painted busts of Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott.


Listing NGR: TQ0777066613

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