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Latitude: 50.9677 / 50°58'3"N
Longitude: -3.195 / 3°11'42"W
OS Eastings: 316183
OS Northings: 119378
OS Grid: ST161193
Mapcode National: GBR LX.M8DV
Mapcode Global: FRA 466K.73K
Entry Name: Gerbestone Manor
Listing Date: 25 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344582
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271139
Location: West Buckland, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: West Buckland
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: West Buckland
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
WEST BUCKLAND CP
25.1.56 Gerbstone Manor
Manor house. Late C16, enlarged C17, comprehensively restored c1935 by Hubert Lidbetter for Mr and Mrs Lloyd Fox.
Squared and coursed chert stone, Ham stone dressing, steeply pitched slate roofs, coped verges, stone stacks. U-plan
with very shallow projecting gable ends on east front, projecting porch abutting south range. East front, 2 storeys,
attic to south range, 1:1:2:1 bays, gabled outer bays, full height gabled porch to right of hall, 3 and 4-light
chamfered stone mullioned windows under hoodmou1ds, leaded 2-light window in porch, moulded ogee headed outer doorway,
square headed chamfered inner doorway, early door. South front: 2:1:2 bays, 2-light window in gabled centre, 5-light
window below, 3-light to right, left 3-light window end bay, moulded Tudor arch headed doorway adjoining centre bay,
small square stair light to left. Interior: upper storey not seen, plank and muntin screen to cross passage, good
moulded depressed Tudor arch head to fireplace in hall, originally with stair turret projection to right, 8-panel
steeply chamfered compartment ceiling with exposed joists, chamfered beams in other rooms but extensively renewed.
Interesting as an example of a high quality 1930s restoration of a C16 vernacular building. (Country Life, November
Listing NGR: ST1618319378
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