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©  Mike Bedingfield LRPS

IoE Number: 267525
Location: THE OLD MANOR, LONG STREET (north side)
  CROSCOMBE, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mike Bedingfield LRPS
Date Photographed: 25 August 2001
Date listed: 02 June 1961
Date of last amendment: 17 October 1985
Grade I

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ST54SECROSCOMBE CPLONG STREET (North side)14/52The Old Manor(previously listed on SheptonStreet

ST54SE CROSCOMBE CP LONG STREET (North side) 14/52 The Old Manor (previously listed on Shepton Street (North side) 2.6.61 6V I Rectorial manor house now house. Circa 1460-1489 for Hugh Sugar, the Treasurer of Wells Cathedral, further C16 and C18 alterations and additions. Roughcast and colourwashed, triple Roman and pantile roof, coped verges, 2 rendered, 2 brick and a single hexagonal ashlar stacks, 2 small C19 gabled dormers. Cross-passage plan; 2 storeys and attic, 3:1:2 bays; salient feature the projecting 2-storey gabled bay with coping and cruciform finial; 4-light hollow moulded king mullioned window to ground floor on front; similar 3-light window each side; detached anta with a pointed head recess to each outer face; 2-light stone-mullioned window to first floor, cusped lights and quatrefoiled spandrels, stopped label, iron stanchion bars; simple 2-liqht window to each side; single light window to gable face. Remainder of openings with 2 and 3-light ovolo moulded stone mullioned windows, the majority with stopped labels and leaded lights, single transoms to right 2 windows on first floor; single light window directly adjacent to left of projecting bay in a moulded stone surround, 8-pane sash window, label with carved heads as stops. Door opening between second and third bays from left, moulded stone architrave, reproduction ribbed and studded door; further door adjacent to right of projecting bay. Large sloping buttress to right of frontage. Interior with 2 moulded cross-beamed ceilings; stone fireplace with a lintel with 4 carved quatrefoils; the projecting bay with a ribbed stone ceiling to ground floor with arms of Hugh Sugar; newel stairs; further lesser features. (RD Reid, Some Buildings of Mendip, 1979; VAG report, unpublished SRO 1977; Pevsner N, Buildings of England, North Somerset and Bristol; 1958).

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