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West Woodyates Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Pentridge, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9748 / 50°58'29"N

Longitude: -1.9782 / 1°58'41"W

OS Eastings: 401626

OS Northings: 119491

OS Grid: SU016194

Mapcode National: GBR 2ZH.YGC

Mapcode Global: FRA 66RJ.M4Y

Entry Name: West Woodyates Manor

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Last Amended: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107419

Location: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge, East Dorset, Dorset, SP5

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sixpenny Handley with Gussage St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

West Woodyates Manor

3/82 (formerly listed as Manor
Farmhouse,West Woodyates)


Manor house, C17 or earlier origin, remodelled early C18 with further
alterations and extensions of the C19 and C20. C18 work probably for
Lord Londonderry. Flint and rubble walls, partly rendered, with ashlar
dressings. Tiled roofs with ashlar stack left and brick stacks to rear
of ridge. C18 front originally symmetrical. 2 storeys with attics and
basements, 5 bay with C19 2 storey bow to the right. Eaves parapet with
moulded cornice. 12-pane sashes under square heads with keystones. Upper
floor central window has moulded architrave. The outer bays are flanked
by bull's eye windows in each storey. Hipped dormers. Central rusticated
doorcase with panelled door.

Internal features (RCHM): ground floor, south-west room has open fireplace
with chamfered bressummer with rounded shoulders and raised centre; same
room is lined with C17 panelling; one upper floor room has a moulded stone
fireplace surround with a rounded head and another has an C18 fireplace
with a bolection moulded surround. (RCHM, Dorset, vol V, p 53/4, no. 2).

Listing NGR: SU0162619491

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