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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1264305



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kingsbury Episcopi

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Sep-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264417

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6/110 Rodwell Manor (previously listed as Rodwell House)



Manor house, now house incorporating a former barn. C15, C16, C17, C18, C19 and C20. Dressed stone, thatch, coped varies, ashlar stacks with moulded caps. Open-hall house with a solar, smoke bay inserted, then a floor, extended and altered C17 with a cross-wing, further minor C18 internal work, C19 and C20 restoration and rebuilding in a C16/C17 style, Principal L-shaped elevation facing onto the roadside; single storey and attic, 4:2 bays, left bay set with tall 4-light moulded stone-mullioned windows on the ground floor, on first floor 2 three-light stone-mullioned windows in dormer gables and 3 three-light casements with thatched bonnet hoods; continuous stepped string over heads of the ground floor windows, dormer gables with stopped labels. Inner face of projecting wing to right on ground floor with a 4-light moulded stone-mullioned window with a label, first floor of outer face with a 2-light stone-mullioned window with label, also 2-light casement. Doorway to second bay from left, moulded stone surround with a 4-centred arch head, ribbed and studded plank door. Rear elevation in a roughly conforming style with a projecting porch, most features appear to be C19 and C20 reproductions. Barn with inserted C20 metal casements. All windows with leaded lights, most appear to be reproductions. Interior with features reflecting the development of the house from medieval times to the present including roof of jointed cruck construction, smoke bay, 2 fireplaces in moulded stone surrounds, ceiling with a moulded frame, door opening in surround of wood with a 2-centred arch head. (VAG report, unpublished SRO, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST4095018945

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1975)

National Grid Reference: ST 40950 18945


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