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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Merriott, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9148 / 50°54'53"N

Longitude: -2.7885 / 2°47'18"W

OS Eastings: 344663

OS Northings: 113115

OS Grid: ST446131

Mapcode National: GBR MG.QPCH

Mapcode Global: FRA 561P.HG8

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262373

Location: Merriott, South Somerset, Somerset, TA16

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Merriott

Built-Up Area: Merriott

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Merriott

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


2/123 The Manor House



Detached house. C18. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables having obelisks over kneelers and ball
finial to east gable; ashlar chimney stacks. 'L'-plan; 2 storeys; 4 bays, of which bay 4 is set back slightly. Plinth,
cornice, plain parapet, rusticated quoins. To first floor 20-pane sash windows set in architraves to first floor; to
ground floor, 16-pane sash windows to bays 1 and 3. French doors to bay 4: to bay 2 a C20 glazed floor with surround of
fluted Doric pilasters and full entablature with flat stone hood. Projecting single-storey wing from south-east corner,
with 2 bays of large 16-pane sash windows having keystoned lintols on west flank; on east flank are C19 additions to
give a Gothick flavour. Extensions to match rear of house. Interior not seen. This house, the property of the
Whitley family, only became the Manor House when they inherited the lordship of the manor in 1906: the earlier manor
house no longer survives (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p 55).

Listing NGR: ST4466313115

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