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© Mr John Robins

IoE Number: 261763
Location: MANOR HOUSE, HORSE LANE
  CHARLTON HORETHORNE, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John Robins
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 24 March 1961
Date of last amendment: 15 February 1985
Grade II*

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ST6623CHARLTON HORETHORNE CPHORSE LANE (West side)8/27ManorFarm House(previously listed as Manor House)24.3.61

ST6623 CHARLTON HORETHORNE CP HORSE LANE (West side) 8/27 Manor Farm House (previously listed as Manor House) 24.3.61 GV II* Manor house. 1608. Local stone ashlar; plain clay tiles over stone slate base courses between coped gables; some stone chimney stacks with moulded caps, remainder rendered brickwork. Double roof plan, with projecting 2 storey North porch and semi-circular plan stair turret on East side. 2 storeys with cellars and attics, 5 bays. Plinth, continuous strings over windows at both levels; hollow chamfered mullioned and transomed windows, 4-light below and 3-light above in outer bays, 2-lights both levels bays 2 and 4; projecting porch to bay 3 has slightly pitched coping, with semi-circular arched opening with impost blocks, keystone and decorated arch, flanked by two semi-circualar plan shell niches; strapwork frieze and band course, a cartouche of arms, then a 3-light mullioned and transomed window. Side and rear elevation to match. Interior drastically changed, but entrance hall has original 2-and 6-panel doors, a dado and carved archway to the rear; the windows in the North West room retain their shutters, and both stairways appear to be C17.

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