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Hendford Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9392 / 50°56'21"N

Longitude: -2.6357 / 2°38'8"W

OS Eastings: 355432

OS Northings: 115722

OS Grid: ST554157

Mapcode National: GBR MP.P02Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CM.H0H

Entry Name: Hendford Manor

Listing Date: 8 September 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261364

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/28 Hendford Manor



Large town house converted to offices of c1720 with later alterations to
left-hand and right-hand (projecting). (Vacant Jan. 1983). Ham stone ashlar with
Welsh slate roof between coped gables, chimney stacks removed. 2-storeys with
attic and basement of 7 bays: the main West facade has plinth (with four 2-light
basement windows now blocked, rusticated quoins, band cill courses and moulded
string at first floor level. Central 8-panel front door (up 5 steps) with
projecting porch of c1900 design, using pairs of freely interpreted Corinthian
columns on high plinths carrying open segmental pediment, with bulls-eye window
under: parapet crowned with 2 urns: ground floor windows simple cruiform wooden
casements with leaded lights set in plain architraves; first floor has seven
16-pane sashes with medium glazing bars, in simple architraves: dentilled
cornice above, with the piers only remaining of a (presumed) balustrade.
3-dormer windows with segmental lead covered roofs to alternate bays-having
16-pane casements. To right-hand a matching extension of full height but
apparently only single storey with basement possibly c1860, with hipped Welsh
slate roof. No windows to sides, but to front a blocked basement window and a
large triple window in quasi-Venetian pattern, with triangular pediment. To
left- hand a plainer 2-storey extension, of uncertain date of local stone cut
and squared, with Welsh slate hipped roof having 3-bays of 3-light windows in
simple raised architraved and mullioned surrounds; barred windows: to the right
a simple doorway with flat stone hood. Interior not inspected. Built by Hooper
family c1750 (Solicitors): enlarged by Edwin Newman in 1840, purchased by Yeovil
Borough Council 1938.

Listing NGR: ST5543215722

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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