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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blandford St. Mary, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8492 / 50°50'57"N

Longitude: -2.1563 / 2°9'22"W

OS Eastings: 389092

OS Northings: 105536

OS Grid: ST890055

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZH.MN8

Mapcode Global: FRA 66CV.HRW

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103289

Location: Blandford St. Mary, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Blandford St. Mary

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Blandford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


14-7-55 The Manor House

5/10 II*

Manor house, early C17 and c.1700, mid C18 remodelling. C19 and later additions to the
north and east. English bond brickwork with ashlar dressings. Tiled roofs with end
brick stacks. T-plan. 2 storeys and attics. South front of 4 bays with 2 and 4-light
mullioned windows. These have gauged brick heads over with bricks projecting to
represent keystones., First-floor plat band. Second bay from right has wooden porch
with Tuscan pilasters and an elliptical archway. To the left the gable of the south-
west cross-wing has 3 and 4-light stone mullioned windows with returned labels and a
French window to the ground floor. South-west front is symmetrical of 3 bays with 2 and
4-light stone mullioned windows with returned labels.
Internal features (RCHM) : drawing room has enriched C18 panelled plaster ceiling,
bolection-moulded wall panelling and fireplace with panelled pilasters; rich plasterwork
to staircase walls; C18 staircase with open strings and turned balusters of vase and
Tuscan column pattern; dining room has enriched plaster cornice; various C17 and C18
fireplaces; C17 oak panelling.
(R.C.H.M. Dorset, vol.III, p.41/2, no.2. Newman, J and Pevsner, N. The Buildings
cf England; Dorset, 1972, p.102.)

Listing NGR: ST8909205536

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