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The Manor House, and Well 500 Metres to North of Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilthorne Domer, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9682 / 50°58'5"N

Longitude: -2.6793 / 2°40'45"W

OS Eastings: 352396

OS Northings: 118967

OS Grid: ST523189

Mapcode National: GBR MM.M70M

Mapcode Global: FRA 568K.B02

Plus Code: 9C2VX89C+77

Entry Name: The Manor House, and Well 500 Metres to North of Porch

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263515

Location: Chilthorne Domer, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Chilthorne Domer

Built-Up Area: Chilthorne Domer

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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3/60 The Manor House, and well 500 mm
to north of porch
Detached house. C17, modified, late C20 additions by Frank Taylor, master mason. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roofs
between coped gables; stone slab chimney stacks. T-plan: 2 storeys with attic; north elevation 7 bays of which bays 6
and 7 are C20. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows in wave mould recess, labels to lower windows and upper bays 3 and 4;
2-light bay 1 and 7, 3-light upper bay 3, bay 4, lower bay 5 and bay 6; no window upper bay 5; dormer window over bay
6: to bay 2 a projecting porch with cambered arched doorway and circular light over, single light windows to sides,
obelisk finial to gable, this also C20 addition; chamfered cambered arched doorway between bays 4/5, no label. In east
and west walls of projection tall windows with transomes, upper window in gabled dormer, also cambered arched doorway
and projecting chimney stack; windows mostly 4-light above and 5-light below. Inside, original cross passage: in east
room a 4 m wide fireplace with elm cross beam and side oven: middle room early C18, fielded panelling with moulded
timber coving, 6-panel doors and unusual beaded surround fireplace and shell hood cupboard: early C19 staircase.
Probably traces of east gable stair in first floor cupboard; in south wing some early C17 panelling with door,
relocated, and C19 stone fireplace with Vagg arms on keystone. Roof has slightly cambered collar trusses; wattle and
daub partition at east end, with cambered arched doorway. Immediately north of porch a well with glass cover.

Listing NGR: ST5239618967

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