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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Piddletrenthide, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7987 / 50°47'55"N

Longitude: -2.422 / 2°25'19"W

OS Eastings: 370352

OS Northings: 99991

OS Grid: SY703999

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.Z05H

Mapcode Global: FRA 56TZ.G76

Plus Code: 9C2VQHXH+F5

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104955

Location: Piddletrenthide, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Piddletrenthide

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Piddletrenthide

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


9/224 and 12/224 26-1-56 The Manor House


Country House, late C18 with modifications and third storey of 1832
(RCHM) Rendered walls with hipped slate roof and stacks in various
locations. 3 storeys and semi-basement, east front of 5 bays,
symmetrical. Sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone
architraves. First-floor, central has a Palladian window. Cornice
above first floor windows. Projecting porch with balustraded
parapet. Door approached by curved double flights of stone steps with
iron balustrades. Other facades have C19 bow windows and some reset
C17 stone mullioned windows in the semi-basement. Internal features
(RCHM): Open string staircase with moulded mahogany handrail and
reeded cast iron balusters with volute capitals together with
octagonal newel post with palm-leaf capitals; principal rooms have
moulded and enriched cornices; second floor chimney piece with frieze
decorated with a human mask and flower swags.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 216, no 4.

Listing NGR: SY7035299991

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