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Ruins of Former Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Witchampton, Dorset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107585

Location: Witchampton, Dorset, Dorset, BH21

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


4/126 Ruins of former manor
house (formerly
listed as "The
18.3.55 Remains of Abbey
Buildings together
with Pigeon House
approximately 75
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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