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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rampisham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8183 / 50°49'5"N

Longitude: -2.6235 / 2°37'24"W

OS Eastings: 356175

OS Northings: 102264

OS Grid: ST561022

Mapcode National: GBR MP.XP5G

Mapcode Global: FRA 56DX.V2C

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 12 June 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105466

Location: Rampisham, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Rampisham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Rampisham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


3/141 The Manor House

Manor House. Early C17, remodelled internally late C19, and
with early C20 additions on the east and north-west. Rubble-
stone and dressed stone walls with ashlar quoins. Roman tile
roofs, hipped. Stone and brick stacks on south ridge, and
brick on north-west wing. Two storeys and attics. Entrance
front, 3 windows then north-west range, 2 storey porch,
gabled, left of centre. Mullion-and-transom windows, mainly
of 4 lights, with separate labels over the ground floor
windows. Iron casements, leaded. Porch entrance has a depressed-
arch head with separate label over. Plank door inside. South
elevation: 5 windows, also of mullion-and-transom type, with
2-light windows over. C20 dormers inserted on the north and
south elevations. Depressed-arch doorway at centre, with
separate label over. High up on this wall is a small round
dial, dated 1608. Interior: completely remodelled, late C19.
South-west room has an overmantel made up of C17, fragments
from the former screen mentioned in Hutchins; it has a frieze
with fruit and swags; there are fragments from the same source
in the north-east room. Both rooms have panelled C17 doors
with elaborate enrichment over the doorways and scrolled
cresting. Fragment of early C16 glass with a red rose and a
number of C14 slip-tiles found near the house and including
shields-of-arms of Bryan. (RCHM).

(RCHM Dorset I, p192(6). J Hutchins, History of Dorset vol II,
p694, 3rd ed. 1861-74).

Listing NGR: ST5617502264

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