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Former Priests House, About 10 Metres East of Wayford Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wayford, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8561 / 50°51'21"N

Longitude: -2.8469 / 2°50'48"W

OS Eastings: 340481

OS Northings: 106625

OS Grid: ST404066

Mapcode National: GBR MD.V6KJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46XT.YHG

Entry Name: Former Priests House, About 10 Metres East of Wayford Manor House

Listing Date: 30 November 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262206

Location: Wayford, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Wayford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Wayford

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

5/78 Former Priest's House. about 10
metres east of Wayford Manor House


Former parsonage, now part of the manor estate. C15 and later. Ham stone rubble with ashlar dressings; stone slate roof
to north wing and double Roman clay tiles to south crosswing, both roofs with stepped coped gables: rendered chimney
stacks.'L'-plant, south elevation of 3 bays. Full-height buttresses betweei bays: 3- light hollow-chamfer mulioned
windows in wave-mould recesses without labels: boarded door in lower bay 1. Slit windows in attic of east gable, with
2-light mullioned window in east flank of north wing. North gable forms part of churchyard wall, and has a C15
ogee-arched cinquefoil-cusped window without label and 2 attic windows of slim single-lights, hollow-chamfer lights in
wave-mould recesses without label: between these a large panel with an eroded coat-of-arms set in an egg-and-tart mould
frame. Wast return flank of north wing has more 2-light mullioned windows. the upper with traces of ovolo-mouiding, and
at north end a winding staircase from outside with triangular arched opening and boarded door in heavy cambered-arched
timber frame. Interior not accessible. Described in 1606 as a mansion with barn, garden and orchard; repaired 1827 for
an incoming curato; lived-in intermittently by parish priest until cl965. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, l978, p74).

Listing NGR: ST4048106625

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