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Symondsbury College symondsbury College, Formerly Listed As the Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Symondsbury, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.74 / 50°44'23"N

Longitude: -2.788 / 2°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 344491

OS Northings: 93672

OS Grid: SY444936

Mapcode National: GBR PN.DWGL

Mapcode Global: FRA 5714.3NC

Entry Name: Symondsbury College symondsbury College, Formerly Listed As the Manor House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 10 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401816

Location: Symondsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Symondsbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Symondsbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 49 SW SYMONDSBURY SYMONDSBURY VILLAGE

6/147 Symondsbury College,
7.8.52 formerly listed as
The Manor House

G.V. II

College, formerly Manor House. Mid C17 with C18 extension and late C19
alterations. Ashlar stone walls. Plain tile roof with gable ends and tile
cresting. 3 stone stacks, at left gable, left of centre, right gable. Stone
gable copings with a roll moulding on upper face. 2 storeys. 4 windows.
5 and 4 light stone mullion windows, ovolo below cavetto above. No labels to
windows, so plain. 2 dormers: tile hung with hipped tile roofs. 2-light
casements with leaded lights, C20. Front door at centre, inserted. 4-centred
stone head with 2-light mullions to each side, C19. North wings: C19 re-
fenestration of C17 core. C19 gables to upstairs windows. East wing: C18.
Brick walls in English bond. Tiled roof, hipped at right hand end. Inserted
stone mullions of 3 and 4 lights with hollow chamfers, C19. One brick stack
behind ridge. Doorway left of centre, wood with horizontal planks.

Interior: Hall and West room with massive-wood mantelpieces. Caryatid
pilasters with voluted abaci: reconstituted material, C17. Panelling inserted
into west room square panels with carved pilaster caryatids at each division.
Warrior's heads and vine-scroll. Cornice rail with similar motifs, all in low
relief. Extent: c 30 feet x 11 feet on all four walls. Italianate, c C17.
"RCHM, Dorset I", p 238 (2).


Listing NGR: SY4449493672

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