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Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3704 / 51°22'13"N

Longitude: -2.1743 / 2°10'27"W

OS Eastings: 387959

OS Northings: 163497

OS Grid: ST879634

Mapcode National: GBR 1S8.32B

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.8TC9

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 13 November 1962

Last Amended: 29 January 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433824

Location: Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Broughton Gifford

Built-Up Area: Broughton Gifford

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Broughton Gifford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

BROUGHTON GIFFORD THE STREET
ST 86 SE
(east side)
4/82 Manor House (formerly listed as
"The Old Manor")
13.11.62
GV II *

Detached house. Early C17. Random rubble stone, stone slate roof,
ashlar stacks with moulded cappings, saddleback coped verges. L-
plan. Two-storey, 3-window main range. Gabled stone porch with
round-arched doorway with keystone imposts and dripstone, ledged
inner door with Tudor-arched stone surround, 3-light ovolo-
mullioned casement either side, continuous string course over
lintels. First floor has 3-light mullioned casement either side of
2-light over porch, lintel string course. Two full gabled dormers
with 3-light mullioned casements with hoodmoulds, finials to coped
verges, wing projecting to left has two 3-light ovolo-mullioned
casements to ground floor, one to first and to full gabled dormer,
gabled front of wing has 3-light mullioned casement to ground,
first and attic floors. Right return of main range has large.
external stack. Left return has 3-light mullioned casement to
ground floor, 2-light mullioned casement to attic, two large gabled
stacks. Rear has 2-light and 5-light mullioned casement and two
gabled attics as front, single-storey wing to right added 1909.
Interior has moulded beams and exposed joists to ground floor,
Tudor-arched stone fireplaces, and bolection-moulded first floor
fireplace. Fine stone fireplace in drawing room, reset from first
floor 1909, segmental pediment with carved fish on volutes with
mask corbels, frieze with cartouches and heraldic arms supported on
pilasters with guilloche ornament, ovolo-moulded doorway from hall
to drawing room. Probably built for Sir John Horton, whose family
owned the house during C17. A good example of the C17 stone manor
house in North Wiltshire. House restored c.1909 by Mr. Schmidt.
(VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 7, 1953; Wiltshire Buildings Record,
Devizes).


Listing NGR: ST8795963497

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