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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

Plus Code: 9C2WX2FC+WP

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, Dorset, SP5

County: 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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18 March 2021 to correct the grade, remove superfluous source details and reformat the text to current standards.
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West Woodyates Manor

(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. Two storeys with attics and basements, five bay with C19 two storey bow to the right. Eaves parapet with moulded cornice. Twelve-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.

Listing NGR: SU0162619491

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