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Latitude: 51.0441 / 51°2'38"N
Longitude: -2.0481 / 2°2'53"W
OS Eastings: 396726
OS Northings: 127190
OS Grid: ST967271
Mapcode National: GBR 2YM.K0G
Mapcode Global: FRA 66LC.9XV
Entry Name: Swallocliffe Manor
Listing Date: 6 January 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146297
English Heritage Legacy ID: 320369
Location: Swallowcliffe, Wiltshire, SP3
Civil Parish: Swallowcliffe
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Swallowcliffe St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 92 NE SWALLOWCLIFFE SWALLOWCLIFFE VILLAGE
3/143 Swallowcliffe Manor
Detached house. Mid C17 with extensive additions of c1905 by
Cavendish family. Dressed limestone with some ashlar, tiled roof,
with stone slates to eaves, ashlar stacks with moulded cappings.
T-plan C17 build with additions to north. Two storeys and attic,
7-window entrance front. Tudor-arched doorway in early C20 two-
storey porch to left with 2 and 3-light ovolo-mullioned windows and
continuous string course, Dutch-style gable. C20 range to right
has 2-light and 3-light ovolo-mullioned windows, the ground floor
with hoodmoulds, two large external stacks surmounted by groups of
square stacks, attic dormers with leaded casements. To left of
C20 range is mid C17 build with 4-light mullioned and transomed
windows to ground and first floors, 3-light hollow-chamfered
mullioned window to attic, string courses, coped verges to gable
ends. Front, formerly rear, of this range has two 1-light hollow-
chamfered lights and two large external stacks with coped gablets
and ashlar stacks, first floor has 4-light mullioned and transomed
window. Rear has 4-light mullioned and transomed windows to
ground and first floors. Cross wing has similar windows; the
west gable on garden front having 3-light mullioned and transomed
windows with hoodmoulds, coped verges with kneelers. Garden front
of C20 range has lean-to porch to right of single-storey extension
in same style, main range has two slightly projecting 3-storey
gables with 2-light and 3-light chamfered-mullioned windows, 2-
light mullioned windows between. Return of this range has
external stack and 2-light ovolo-mullioned windows.
Interior mostly dates from early C20 with oak C17-style stairs,
Tudor-arched stone fireplaces with brick backs. C17 range
refitted early C20, but retains original square-headed stone
fireplace with ovolo-moulded lintel and jambs with stops.
Datestone incised with date 1647 in first floor room of C17 range,
said to have been plastered over in 1980s.
Listing NGR: ST9672627190
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