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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilchester, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0005 / 51°0'1"N

Longitude: -2.6839 / 2°41'2"W

OS Eastings: 352104

OS Northings: 122570

OS Grid: ST521225

Mapcode National: GBR ML.KCTM

Mapcode Global: FRA 568G.N71

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418793

Location: Ilchester, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilchester

Built-Up Area: Ilchester

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description


Manor House, West Street
10/86
8/86
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ST5222
10/86
19.4.61

ILCHESTER CP
WEST STREET (East side)
Manor House

GV
II

Large corner house. C17, modified. Rendered and colourwashed, Ham and artificial stone dressings; concrete plain tiles
between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. Double roof plan; 2 storeys with basement and attics. 3 bays. Plinth,
string courses, rusticated quoins, coped gables to each bay; 4-light C20 mullioned windows to ground floor, 3-light
first floor and blind 2-light to second floor, only these last original albeit eroded; small Venetian window to first
floor centre bay: in basement to bay 1 a 4-light mullioned window: to lower bay 2 a C20 door and fanlight in architrave
under open pediment on console brackets; concrete steps up to door, with earlier wrot-iron handrail. North elevation, 2
bays to match, with C20 plain mullioned windows ground and first floors; the attic windows appear to be reserve-chamfer
moulded, and have hoodmoulds; the attic window to bay 1 is 3-light and has moulded square squint-holes to sides.
Interior: north west corner room on ground floor has Jacobean oak panelling with Corinthian pilasters and enriched
frieze, and other ground floor rooms has C18 pine panelling and doors. The house never an actual manor house, has
endured drastic external restoration and has been subdivided. No longer justifies the former higher grading. (VCH, Vol
III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST5210422570

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