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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Creech St. Michael, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.036 / 51°2'9"N

Longitude: -3.0448 / 3°2'41"W

OS Eastings: 326835

OS Northings: 126813

OS Grid: ST268268

Mapcode National: GBR M3.H4F8

Mapcode Global: FRA 46HC.ZJ2

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270598

Location: Creech St. Michael, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Creech St. Michael

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/87 The Manor House


Farmhouse. Late medieval, C17, subsequently walls raised and dwelling reroofed, altered mid C20. Rendered over rubble,
steeply pitched triple Roman tiled roof, decorative ridge tiles lower independently roofed wing right with pantiles,
brick stacks gable ends of main block and to left of cross passage. Plan: thought to be open hall house subsequently
ceiled to 3 cell and cross passage, outshot at rear, internally altered C20, agricultural wing right. Two storeys, 4:1
bays, C20 3-light casements without glazing bars in main block, C20 2-light casements in addition, entrance third bay
left of main block, flat roofed Ionic porch with moulded cornice, C20 studded door with bull's eye glass. Raking
buttress to left return, circular pigeon hole openings in right gable end. Interior not seen, said to contain in 2
rooms left of cross passage, chamfered axial beams with scroll stops, massive moulded stone lintel to left gable end
fireplace chamfered lateral beams right in C17 kitchen with remains of very large fireplace, lintel renewed; the main
interest of the house is the survival of much of the earlier blackened jointed cruck roof below the present roof,
though much of the detail is concealed (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, October 1979).

Listing NGR: ST2683526813

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