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Latitude: 50.8566 / 50°51'23"N
Longitude: -2.0145 / 2°0'52"W
OS Eastings: 399072
OS Northings: 106338
OS Grid: ST990063
Mapcode National: GBR 310.7HH
Mapcode Global: FRA 66NT.YTK
Entry Name: Ruins of Former Manor House
Listing Date: 18 March 1955
Last Amended: 4 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1155113
English Heritage Legacy ID: 107585
Location: Witchampton, Dorset, Dorset, BH21
District: East Dorset
Civil Parish: Witchampton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Witchampton, Stanbridge and Long Crichel with More Crichel
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 90 NE WITCHAMPTON VILLAGE
4/126 Ruins of former manor
listed as "The
18.3.55 Remains of Abbey
with Pigeon House
yards to west")
Ruins of former manor house. C13 origin. Flint and rubble walls with ashlar
dressings and some brick patching. The front wall, and fragments of the side
and rear walls only survive. Originally of 2 storeys, with solar on left and
hall on right, both at first floor level, on undercrofts. Large archway right
of centre, with brick segmental arch, and brick patching over. One original
and 2 added buttresses. On first floor of hall, remains of 2 lancets.
Remains of larger window in solar. In hall undercroft, one rectangular window
opening. At rear of solar block, small section of wall standing, with remains
of window at upper level. In poor repair. Scheduled Ancient Monument. No.
M.136 (R.C.H.M. Monument 2. Dorset Vol V). Note: The Pigeon House. Ref
15/8 included in the original listing description, has been demolished).
Listing NGR: ST9907206338
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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