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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Alton Pancras, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8202 / 50°49'12"N

Longitude: -2.4284 / 2°25'42"W

OS Eastings: 369919

OS Northings: 102384

OS Grid: ST699023

Mapcode National: GBR MY.XQKX

Mapcode Global: FRA 56SX.ZQ4

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104733

Location: Alton Pancras, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Alton Pancras

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Alton Pancras St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


8/14 26-1-56 The Manor House


House, extensive remodelling c 1730-44 for Thomas Hasket and again c 1760.
Brick (Flemish bond) with some render and south gable of mathematical tiles,
ashlar dressings. Slated gable ended roofs, stone copings and end brick
stacks. East facade, 2 storeys, 5 bay. Ashlar plinth, plat-band, eaves
course and rusticated quoins. Windows are sashes with gauged brick heads
with keystones and stone aprons. The upper floor central window has a stone
architrave with side scrolls and a key-block. The central doorway has a
moulded stone surround with a pedimented cornice. Internal features: North
room of east range has fielded panelling, a fireplace with entablature and
Tuscan columns flanked by two 'gothick' ogee-headed niches; the south room
of the same range has fielded panelling and a fireplace with Ionic pilasters;
two bestibules between the north and south rooms have fielded panelling,
the westernmost one containing the stairs which have turned newel posts and
balusters and a moulded handrail. C18 doorcases with carved and moulded
architraves and doors with fielded and beaded panels.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p.2, no 2. Newman J and Pevsner N, The Buildings of
England: Dorset. Penguin, 1972, pp.75-6.

Listing NGR: ST6991902384

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