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Vallis Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Selwood, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.24 / 51°14'24"N

Longitude: -2.3496 / 2°20'58"W

OS Eastings: 375688

OS Northings: 149041

OS Grid: ST756490

Mapcode National: GBR 0S8.0T6

Mapcode Global: VH97D.7367

Entry Name: Vallis Manor House

Listing Date: 10 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267410

Location: Selwood, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Selwood

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/463 Vallis Manor House


Manor house, now divided. Late C15, for the Leversedge family, further east-west wing added in the C17 connecting the
hall and cross wing to a C15 outbuilding forming an L plan; substantial C20 alterations. Random rubble, hall to south
with one bay remaining of an arch-braced collar beam roof on plain stone corbels with windbraces, remainder of roof
missing; east-west block with a C20 concrete tile roof, 3 rebuilt rubble stacks. South frontage of 2 storeys 3:5 bays;
ogee-moulded stone-mullioned windows of 2 and 3-lights, stopped labels, those to first floor under 3 small gables, to
left 3 bays; right 5 bays with C20 concrete-mullioned windows; a 2 stage buttress with weathered offsets to left of
frontage and between third and fourth bays. Two door openings, plank door to right; gabled rubble porch to left, door
opening with a 4-centred lintel, a hollow niche to each side of the interior of the porch, low ashlar benches, each
with a shield in relief. Three-centred arch door opening in a chamfered stone surround to rear, plank door; small
window in a chamfered stone surround to its right. Hall situated at right angles to left, now mostly ruined; large
gabled wall remaining to east, 8 light chamfer moulded stone-mullioned window, mostly blocked, above it in the gable a
similarly moulded 2 light stone-mullioned window, to its right a 4-centred arch door opening in a chamfered stone
surround, the remains of an angled label over; to right of the door the remains of a projecting rubble stack and a
buttress with an offset. Fireplace in a moulded 4-centred stone surround to hall; similar reused fireplace in
east-west wing; 5 bay queen-post roof to the east end of this block (RCHM description).

Listing NGR: ST7568849041

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