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IoE Number: 267650
Location: PYLLE MANOR AND ATTACHED WALLED GARDEN AT REAR, PYLLE LANE (south side)
  PYLLE, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John Chester
Date Photographed: 29 April 2005
Date listed: 02 June 1961
Date of last amendment: 02 June 1961
Grade II*

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ST63NWPYLLE CPPYLLE LANE (South side)8/177Pylle Manor and attached walledgarden at rear

ST63NW PYLLE CP PYLLE LANE (South side) 8/177 Pylle Manor and attached walled garden at rear 2.6.61 GV II* Manor house. Probably of C17 origin, substantially rebuilt late C17-early C18. Coursed and squared rubble, dressed quoins, moulded plinth band, moulded band at first floor level, hipped slate roof, C19 gabled dormer, single concrete block stack to right. Square on plan with a wing to right of frontage; basement, 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays; bead moulded stone 2-light mullioned and transomed windows, elaborately moulded architraves, those to ground floor with pulvinated frieze, 3 bracketed sills. Door opening to right in a tall moulded architrave, 8-panelled door, top 2 panels cut away and glazed as one. Two storey kitchen wing set back to left; achievement on stone plaque to first floor. Two storey wing of lower height to right, concrete double Roman tile roof; 2:1 bays, 2-light stone mullioned windows under stopped labels, the majority renewed; right return executed in a "mock Tudor" style. Interior with a C17 fireplace to ground floor; C18 staircase, turned and twisted balusters, moulded handrail; 2 panelled rooms to first floor, one with a bold moulded cornice. Further lesser features. Walled garden at rear with brick walling with stone capping; gateway to East with elaborate wrought and cast-iron gate with cresting.

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