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IoE Number: 262453
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 30 January 2005
Date listed: 18 December 1987
Date of last amendment: 18 December 1987
Grade II

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ST40NENORTH PERROTT CPWILLIS'S LANE (South side, off)6/203North Perrott Manor House(Perrott Hill School)

ST40NE NORTH PERROTT CP WILLIS'S LANE (South side, off) 6/203 North Perrott Manor House (Perrott Hill School) GV II* Former manor house, now a private school. 1877, by T.H. Wyatt, architect, for P.M. Hoskyns. Ham stone ashlar; plain clay tiled roofs, mostly between or behind moulded coped gables; ashlar chimney stacks. In a late C16 style. 'L'- plan; 2 storeys with attics: north-west elevation 10 bays, with north-west projecting wing. Plinth, string course: in bays 1 to 7 sash windows with transomes and moulded reveals: bay 4 has a 4-light double transomed king-mullioned stair window: windows to bays 8, 9 and return wing have secondary glazing bars. To bay 2 protecting 2-storey porch having open seal-circular archway flanked by paired Doric columns, carved band above, then 4-light windows flanked by paired Ionic columns, ornamental parapet. Large attic gables to bays 1/2, and 3/4, small gable bays 6/7. On south-east side a single-storey orangery with C16 style perforated parapet. South east elevation of 5 gabled bays, with 2 segmental bay windows, 2-storey bay 1 and single-storey bay 4 added in 1900; ground floor bay 2 has a 3-arched loggia. Late C20 buildings added on north-west corner, not of special interest. Interiors of high quality and little altered; moulded plaster ceilings, wall panelling, fine staircase and good joinery generally: some fine timber and marble chimneypieces, one featuring a painting. Orangery roof shattered by wartime bomb damage, and replaced by flat roof, (Pevsner, N, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; In RIBA Drawings Collection there is a House at Crewkerne for Mr Hoskins by T.H. Wyatt and David Brandon but this partnership was dissolved by 1851).

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