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IoE Number: 266729
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 11 March 1968
Date of last amendment: 27 November 1984
Grade I

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MELLS CPST724910/29Mells Manor,(previously listed as The Manor

MELLS CP ST7249 10/29 Mells Manor, (previously listed as The Manor House), and garden walls to rear 11.3.68 GV I Manor house. C16 for Edward Horner, C17 alterations, partially demolished circa 1780, restored by Sir Edwin Lutyens after 1900 including muniment room of 1931. Doulting rubble, dressed quoins, ashlar stacks with moulded caps, some hexagonal, small wooden bell-cote to ridge with domed lead roof and finial. Single block of original "H"-plan retains, Elizabethan. 2-storeys and attic, 5-bays, openings to attic in coped gables; left 2-bays projecting forward slightly as a pair with diagonal corner buttresses, right 2-bays delineated by narrow polygonal buttresses; string courses and some stopped labels above heads, mullion and transom windows, leaded lights. Door opening in C19 flat roofed ashlar porch, paired 4-centred archways to left, projecting bay with blank 2-light mullioned window to right. Left return has single storey muniment room; 2-storey angular bay to right return. Rear gardens are enclosed by attached rubble and brick walls with moulded cappings; enclosed area to east has three 4-centred gate openings in stone surrounds, plank doorsi south end has rusticated brick piers with ball finials, blocked opening between.

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