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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.707 / 50°42'25"N

Longitude: -2.5294 / 2°31'45"W

OS Eastings: 362711

OS Northings: 89838

OS Grid: SY627898

Mapcode National: GBR PW.G0YR

Mapcode Global: FRA 57L6.NDQ

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404041

Location: Winterbourne Steepleton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Winterbourne Steepleton

Built-Up Area: Winterbourne Abbas

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: The Winterbournes

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


8/164 Manor Farmhouse

Manor farmhouse. Early C17, with later heightening at north end. C18 and
C20 alterations to fenestration. Dressed stone and knapped flint walls,
banded. Clay-tile roofs with concrete gable-copings. 4 C20 brick stacks,
set diagonally on square bases, at gable-ends, on C20 gable to road at south
end, and on ridge towards north end. Plan: 4-unit house, with tower-porch at
centre. Front elevation (off the road), 2 storeys and attics, 5 windows wide
including porch, ground floor openings: 6-light, 3-porch, 4-, C20 door. First
floor: 4-light, 3-, porch, 4-, 4-, all with ovolo moulded stone mullions and
moulded stone jambs. Separate labels over ground floor. C19 iron casements
with lead lights. Tower porch, stone, at centre, gabled, lower than main
ridge, with stone coping, entrance has straight-chamfered jambs and segmental
head with C20 plank-and-muntin door. Roof has 3 inserted C20 dormers with 3-
and 2-light casements. Elevation to road: has irregular 2- and 3-light
ovolo-moulded mullions, with C19 casements and leaded lights. Long string-
course, now fossilized at half-storey level. 3-light mullion window with flat
architrave and mullions, ashlar round arch over with Ham stone key, lighting
the staircase, inserted in C18.

Interior of interest, access not obtained, see:

(RCHM Dorset II, p.395 (2))

Listing NGR: SY6271189838

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