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Grandon Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Selwood, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2165 / 51°12'59"N

Longitude: -2.2868 / 2°17'12"W

OS Eastings: 380064

OS Northings: 146405

OS Grid: ST800464

Mapcode National: GBR 0SJ.QN6

Mapcode Global: VH97F.9PX9

Entry Name: Grandon Manor

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Last Amended: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267389

Location: Selwood, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Selwood

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/442 Grandon Manor
(previously listed as Grandon

Country house. Dated 1679. Coursed rubble, stone dentil eaves cornice, hipped stone slate roof, 2 C20 hipped roofed
dormers, 2 pairs of diagonally set ashlar stacks with moulded caps. L-plan, symmetrical frontage. Two storeys and
attics, 5 bays, 2-light ogee-moulded stone-mullioned and transomed windows to centre of first floor, remainder of
windows renewed in conforming style in wood; each with headed lights; weathered strings over window heads. Two-light
stone-mullioned and transomed windows in 2 bays to first floor to left and right returns, leaded lights to left side,
those to right side blocked with brick; strings continue on returns. Door opening in a projecting wing to rear,
moulded wooden surround, studded plank door; 2-storey flat-roofed rubble porch; stone shield over door opening with
raised letters:- 'GIM 1679". Five bay wing of lower height projecting at right angles to rear, 2 and 3-light
stone-mullioned windows, leaded lights; believed to be house of the C15. Interior with a co-eval staircase, moulded
newels with pendants and finials, turned balusters; fireplace to first floor in a 4-centred stone surround, inscribed:
"16 GIM 71", moulded cornice shelf. (VAG report, unpublished SRO, August 1979).

Listing NGR: ST8006446405

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