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HORSINGTON, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
24 March 1961
Date of last amendment:
25 January 1985
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ST72SW HORSINGTON CP
7/52 Horsington Manor
(formerly listed as Manor House)
House. Mid C18. Mostly Ham ashlar and local stone rubble rendered; flat roof behind parapets; short chimney stacks. 3
storeys, 5 bays to each main facade. South West elevation has plinth, string course, cornice, plain parapet; sash
windows in bolection mould surrounds, of 15-panes to ground floor and 12-panes above; to bays 3 to 5 a single-storey
C19 addition with flat roof, with open porch screening the original doorway: ground floor bay window to South East
elevation - only North-East elevation unaltered. C19 cottage extension on North West side. Some internal modifications
of C19, but C18 tall 6-panelled doors and good staircase remain. Built between 1753 and 1770 by the Spencer family -
Parson Woodforde visiting it on 4 July 1770 said "Mr Spencer has a noble house and everthing in the neatest manner".
Since 1784 has been the house of the Bailward family.