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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Dando, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3864 / 51°23'10"N

Longitude: -2.4828 / 2°28'58"W

OS Eastings: 366497

OS Northings: 165367

OS Grid: ST664653

Mapcode National: GBR JW.RVKJ

Mapcode Global: VH892.XF92

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 1 February 1956

Last Amended: 24 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32466

Location: Compton Dando, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Compton Dando

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 66 NE

Manor House


Manor house. Early-mid C17, remodelled C18; additions and restorations mid-late
C19. Rubble with freestone dressings; twin span slate roof behind coped parapet
and moulded cornice. 3 storeys. 3 bays: thick glazing bar sash windows in raised
slain stone surrounds; centre first floor window has a round head. Central, pro-
jecting, C19, 2-storey ashlar porch. The north gable end retains 2-light casement
windows in ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds and under dripmoulds. Rear (gar-
den) elevation of 3 windows, the outer ones being in 2-storey canted bays of
1-4-1-light cross windows in ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds. Central door-
way in doorcase with segmental pediment on plain pilasters. Interior: Central
passage has, at the west end, a freestone doorway with a 4-centred head and an
ovolo moulded surround. Ground floor north room is panelled; 4-centre headed
fireplace in ogee-ovolo moulded surround and with enriched arabesque frieze, den-
tilled cornice on carved consoles and enriched overmantel of 3 shell headed niches
with carved frieze; restored strapwork ceiling with fleur-de-lys motifs, central
star pattern and rosettes. There is thought to be a further fireplace of note
on the first floor.

Listing NGR: ST6649765367

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