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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1171679
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103289
Location: Blandford St. Mary, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
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
BLANDFORD ST MARY
ST 80 NE LOWER BLANDFORD ST MARY
14-7-55 The Manor House
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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