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Gaston Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0647 / 51°3'53"N

Longitude: -2.0807 / 2°4'50"W

OS Eastings: 394440

OS Northings: 129492

OS Grid: ST944294

Mapcode National: GBR 2YD.2S0

Mapcode Global: FRA 66J9.P6V

Entry Name: Gaston Manor

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321023

Location: Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tisbury

Built-Up Area: Tisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Tisbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 92 NW (east side)

4/233 Gaston Manor

Detached house. Late C14, rebuilt C16 and C17. Dressed
limestone, tiled roof, axial stone stack with offsets, external
stone stack to rear wing. Eight-bay house with 3-bay former open
hall, C17 rear wings enclosing courtyard on three sides. Two
storey, 5-window west front. C20 glazed door and 5-light recessed
chamfered mullioned casement to right, straight joint to left of
door with 2-light mullioned casement, C16 two-light mullioned
casement with arched lights and 3-light mullioned casement to left.
First floor has C20 three-light mullioned casement, two 2-light
mullioned casements, 3-light and 5-light mullioned casements. Two
bays to right are addition of c1600. Left return is windowless,
C17 rear wing to north has 3-light and 2-light casements. South
rear C17 wing is 2-storey with 2 and 3-light ovolo-mullioned
casements, full dormer to south, east gable end has 2-storey bay
with ovolo-mullioned casements, north side has large stone external
stack with offsets. Rear of main range has chamfered stone
doorway and mullioned casements, C16 round-headed casement to first
Interior retains some late Medieval features such as hall fireplace
with cusped panels and spandrels to Tudor-arched surround, this
stack an insertion to open hall. Four roof trusses survive from
late C14; arch-braced open collar trusses to former hall with
curved wind bracing, butt purlins and chamfered soffits. Of c1600
are Tudor-arched stone fireplaces in south bays, ovolo-moulded
wooden doorway to south room on ground floor and two south bays of
roof trusses. South wing has good dog leg stairs with turned
balusters to closed string, square newels with finials and wide
handrail, probably early C17. Chamfered elliptical headed stone
archways between main range and south wing.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: ST9444029492

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