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The Manor House

A Grade I Listed Building in Knook, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1752 / 51°10'30"N

Longitude: -2.0909 / 2°5'27"W

OS Eastings: 393740

OS Northings: 141776

OS Grid: ST937417

Mapcode National: GBR 2X1.65T

Mapcode Global: VH97Q.PQZG

Plus Code: 9C3V5WG5+3J

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 11 September 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313560

Location: Knook, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Knook

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Heytesbury with Tytherington and Knook St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Find accommodation in


ST 94 SW,

KNOOK VILLAGE (south side),
The Manor House




Detached house. C16, altered early C17. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with coped verges and stone stacks with moulded cappings. L-plan, hall range has lateral stack to rear. Two-storey, 3-window front. Two-storey gabled porch to centre with Tudor-arched openings, 2-light mullioned casement to first floor and 1637 date stone, 3-light and 2-light mullioned casements to left and 4-light to right, first floor has 4-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement with hoodmould either side of porch. First floor has two 4-light mullioned casements with hoodmoulds. Wing projecting to right has buttresses with offsets, 2-light mullioned casements to left side, external stack and 2-light and 3-light mullioned casements to gable end, right return has 2-light and 3-light mullioned casements with hoodmoulds, C20 conservatory, 3-light mullioned casement to centre, lighting stairs, buttresses up to eaves, first floor with three 2-light mullioned casements. Rear of main range has large lateral stack to left, glazed C20 door, 3-light and 4-light mullioned casement to ground floor, 3-light mullioned casements to first floor, all with hoodmoulds. Rear gable end of wing has 4-light mullioned casements. Left return with attached single-storey addition, 2-light ovolo-mullioned first floor casement.

INTERIOR: main room has inserted Italian stone C16 fireplace, room
to left has open fireplace with raised cambered lintel on stone
jambs. C17 wing has Tudor-arched stone fireplaces to ground and
first floors, ovolo-moulded door case with stops between wing and
main range, 8-panelled wainscot doors; some are early C20 copies.
Stairs in wing with ovolo-moulded newels, missing balusters.
Restored by Crichton-Maitland family in 1920s.

Listing NGR: ST9374041776

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