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Latitude: 50.9582 / 50°57'29"N
Longitude: -3.0497 / 3°2'58"W
OS Eastings: 326371
OS Northings: 118164
OS Grid: ST263181
Mapcode National: GBR M3.MWQV
Mapcode Global: FRA 46HK.XB6
Entry Name: The Manor
Listing Date: 7 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271114
Location: Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Staple Fitzpaine
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST21NE STAPLE FITZPAINE CP
STAPLE FITZPAINE VILLAGE
11/175 The Manor
Rectory, now dwelling. 1840 for the Rev. Fitzhardinge Berkeley Portman. Squared and coursed blue lias, Ham stone
dressings, slate roofs, hipped and gabled, behind parapets, large external stack north-east corner on entrance facade,
clustered stacks centre and to west. Double pile with long service wing to west. Entrance front (north), 2 storeys,
2:1:2:1 bays, set back service wing to right, chamfered string courses and moulded plinths, narrow sash windows with
horizontal bars, large external stack left flanked by windows, full height gabled porch, oriel window with apron and
square hood mould to Tudor arch head doorway, half-glazed ribbed double doors; 2 and 3-light windows right with gabled
parapet and cross wing to end bay. Left return of 2 bays with full height canted bay, long asymmetrical gabled south
front. Interior not seen. This was built as the rectory by the Rev Portman who also rebuilt Curland (qv) and Bickenhall
Church, the latter resited nearer the rectory, now Neroche Parish Hall (qv). As the brother of Lord Portman who owned
all of Staple Fitzpaine CP, the Rev Portman also held the benefices of Stoke St Mary and Thurlbear. (Sixsmith, Staple
Fitzpaine and the Forest of Neroche, 1958).
Listing NGR: ST2637118164
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