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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marston Magna, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9987 / 50°59'55"N

Longitude: -2.5813 / 2°34'52"W

OS Eastings: 359303

OS Northings: 122306

OS Grid: ST593223

Mapcode National: GBR MR.K7V8

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HG.S6M

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262680

Location: Marston Magna, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Marston Magna

Built-Up Area: Marston Magna

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


9/65 Manor House


- II*

Manor House. Dated 1613. Local stone roughly squared and coursed, Ham
stone dressings; plain clay tiles over 2 base courses stone slates
between coped gables; central and end stone chimney stacks - former
extended in brick. 2-storeys, 6-bays: sizeable through- passage house
with possibly a solar at East end. Cambered arched doorway almost
central in bay 3 having moulded jamb; left two 5-light ovolo mould
mullioned windows with rectangular leaded panes sharing label mould with
doorway; to right small 2-light then two 5-light mullioned windows all
under the same label mould; on first floor; left three 4-light mullioned
windows under common label; right small 2-light and two 4-lights again
sharing a label. Small roofed 2-storey extension on East side, possibly
a garderobe; to rear of East room full height extension suggesting
former solar, set in wall here a sundial with motto "As shadows so man's
life doth go" and date 1613. Also rear C20 extension. Internally the
ceiling beams have scroll-stop chamfers except in the East room, where
they are more rudimentary. 2 Tudor-arched wood doorways and one door
survive; otherwise the internal fittings such as staircase and doorways
mainly of C18: plain layout little altered, except for staircase
position: site of former winding stair identifiable adjacent to central
fireplaces: all fireplaces C20 early replacements. Despite its C18
remodelling a very good survival.

Listing NGR: ST5930322306

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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