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Clyffe House East clyffe Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tincleton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7284 / 50°43'42"N

Longitude: -2.3109 / 2°18'39"W

OS Eastings: 378150

OS Northings: 92135

OS Grid: SY781921

Mapcode National: GBR 0ZH.BJR

Mapcode Global: FRA 6715.3HG

Plus Code: 9C2VPMHQ+9J

Entry Name: Clyffe House East clyffe Manor House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Last Amended: 10 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106351

Location: Tincleton, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Tincleton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Tincleton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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9/162 Clyffe Manor House,
and Nos. 1, 2 and 3
26.1.56 Clyffe House East
(formerly listed as
Clyffe House)


Country house, converted to one house and 3 flats. Built 1842, architect
Benjamin Ferrey. Brick walls with some diaper patterning in burnt headers,
and stone dressings. Stone slate roof with parapets and coped gables.
Brick stacks set symmetrically, with star-shaped shafts with oversailing
caps. H-plan. 2 storeys and attic. Main north front has central
2-storeyed porch with projecting gabled wings each end. Semi octagonal
blocks in the inner angles. In porch, a moulded 4-centred arched door
opening. On first floor a canted oriel with solid hipped crested cap,
moulded cill, and stone mullioned and transomed windows with arched lights.
Wing at left end has C20 round arched doorway. Ground and first floors each
have a 4-light stone mullioned and transomed window with ornamental cast
iron glazing - that on first floor with hoodmould. Attic has 2-light stone
mullioned window with hoodmould. Wing at right end similar, but no ground
floor window. In the semi-octagonal blocks, ground and first floors each
have a 2-light mullioned and transomed window with ornamental cast iron
glazing. Similar windows in sections between these blocks and the porch,
but first floor windows have lost their glazing. Attic has 2 gabled
dormers, with mullioned windows. Internally, in Clyffe Manor House, main
entrance hall has contemporary oak panelling, panelled ceiling with moulded
ribs, 4-centred arched panelled doors, 4-centred arched fireplace surround,
and transverse arches. Closed string stair with twisted and turned
balusters and moulded handrail. Other contemporary ceilings, and
fireplaces. In recess off stair hall some re-used C17 carved panelling. In
Clyffe House East, main ground floor rooms have contemporary panelling and
ceilings. Under conversion at time of survey (April 1986). (RCHM
Monument 2 Dorset Vol III)

Listing NGR: SY7815092135

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