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Old Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Axbridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2873 / 51°17'14"N

Longitude: -2.8186 / 2°49'7"W

OS Eastings: 343008

OS Northings: 154554

OS Grid: ST430545

Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z1QV

Mapcode Global: VH7CV.3X82

Entry Name: Old Manor House

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268661

Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Axbridge

Built-Up Area: Axbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


12/9 No 19
(Old Manor House)



Manor house. Early C17, refronted c1804. Rendered, emphasised quoins, small central stone date-plaque with illegible
inscription, parapet with plain coping, hipped slate roof, single brick stack visible from the street, small central
square cupola with ogee "fish scale" slate roof, similar slate hangings to its walls, 3-light casement with leaded
lights and stained glass to each side, ball final to roof with a wind-vane dated 1752. Three storeys, 3 bay frontage,
12-pane sash windows, flush mounted, stepped voussoirs. Door opening to left, massive framed and studded door in a
moulded surround, stopped to base, carved brackets (outer ends broken off and hood missing); decorative carved wood
attached to lintel. Inner lobby, further door opening, 6-panelled door with flanking pilasters, fanlight with radiating
glazing bars. Fine late C17 plaster ceiling to front room on first floor with pendant, incorporates early C19 painted
decoration; similar early C19 decoration to front ground floor room; late C17 dog-leg staircase, some C17 doors and
door surrounds to first floor; other, minor co-eval features including Victorian wall paper to first floor.

Listing NGR: ST4300554551

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