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Latitude: 50.7041 / 50°42'14"N
Longitude: -2.6764 / 2°40'34"W
OS Eastings: 352331
OS Northings: 89600
OS Grid: SY523896
Mapcode National: GBR PR.D95M
Mapcode Global: FRA 5786.Z0V
Entry Name: Berwick
Listing Date: 5 September 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1287950
English Heritage Legacy ID: 401068
Location: Swyre, Dorset, Dorset, DT6
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Swyre
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Swyre Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 58 NW SWYRE BREDY ROAD
Detached former Manor House, now farmhouse. Late C16 fragmentary
core in north range. Early C19 rebuilding, and c.1900 alterations
to north range. L-Plan house, formerly quadrangular in C16. East
elevation, random rubble-stone walls with, moulded cornice. Slate
roof with stone gable-copings and level kneelers. Rendered brick
stacks at each gable end. 2 storeys. 3 windows, sashes with thin
glazing-bars, and crown glass. Moulded stone architraves and
stone cills. Segmental brick heads to ground floor windows. Front
door at centre with moulded stone architrave. Ashlar stone porch
with stone gable-coping and round-headed entrance, C19. North
range, externally, same materials, 2 rubble-stone stacks with
crenellated cornices. 2 storeys. 3 windows, 3-light with wooden
casements and horizontal glazing-bars. Segmental heads. One
pointed arch at right hand, with straight-chamfered jambs, a blocked
Cl6 doorway, formerly into the screens passage. Interior: north
range originally formed the Hall, now a kitchen. Two doorways
between the screens of the hall and the former office-wing have
chamfered jambs and 4-centred head, both blocked.
The house, formerly of some importance, was the C16 home of the
Russells, later Dukes of Bedford.
RCHM, Dorset I, p 230 (2).
Listing NGR: SY5233189600
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