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IoE Number: 262080
Photographer: Mr JE Leeson LRPS
Date Photographed: 24 September 2003
Date listed: 24 March 1961
Date of last amendment: 24 March 1961
Grade II*

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NORTH CADBURY CP ST62NW GALHAMPTON 3/147 The Manor House 24.3.61 GV II* Manor House. Dated 1723, but may incorporate earlier work. Cary stone near-ashlar with Doulting stone dressing; hipped plain clay tile roof behind shallow parapets, ashlar chimney stacks with moulded caps. Two storeys with attic, 5 bays x 4 bays. East entrance elevation of 5 bays: plinth, band courses to cill and head levels with vertical bands giving panelled effect, rusticated quoins, eaves cornice and shallow parapet: 2-light windows with architraves and beaded plain mullions; rectangular leaded panes, with iron framed opening lights and internal vertical iron bars; to inner bays timber casement dormer windows with hipped roofs: in lower centre bay an architraved part-glazed panelled door up 3 steps, under anse-de-panier moulded hood on console brackets; lead rainwater downpipes with elaborate stackheads, including date. South elevation to match, but to lower bay 1 a pair of C20 French doors inserted. C19/C20 extensions on north side. Interior not seen, but noted is a fine C18 dog-leg staircase with open balustrade, indications of a possibly C16 core, and substantial tie-beam roof trusses with saddle and king post apex. (VAG Reports, SRO Unpublished 1976, 1977).

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