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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Poorton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7817 / 50°46'54"N

Longitude: -2.6827 / 2°40'57"W

OS Eastings: 351962

OS Northings: 98233

OS Grid: SY519982

Mapcode National: GBR PR.71GQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 5780.W2X

Plus Code: 9C2VQ8J8+MW

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Last Amended: 31 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401632

Location: North Poorton, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: North Poorton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Powerstock with West Milton Witherstone and North Porton St Mary The Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

8/183 The Manor House,
(formerly listed
as Manor Farmhouse)


Detached House, former manor farmhouse. c.1700, very much rebuilt
and re-roofed, with some altered architectural details in the 1970's.
Coursed, squared rubble walls. Thatch roof. L-plan, with unusual
diagonal joining wall in the angle between the 2 ranges, with an
original door-position. Possible Unit System. 2 storeys with attics.
South range, east wall, two 2-light mullions, bull's eye, doorway,
bull's eye, two 2-light mullions. Original features: the stone
bull's eye windows, in situ, door-position, continuous label raised
over front door. The mullions, concrete 1970's, and note the number
of lights per window much altered, (1968 Survey). East range, 2
4-light mullions with separate labels. Eastern window, only has
original stonework. Doorway in angle, late Cl7, depressed arch head,
with a label over. Bull's eye (original) above this. Both doorways
mentioned have C20 2-leaf doors, with vertical glass lights.
Source: Survey of 1968 in owner's possession. R.C.H.M. Dorset I,
p 180(2).

Listing NGR: SY5196298233

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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