SU0973 : Manor House, Berwick Bassett

taken 5 years ago, near to Berwick Bassett, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Manor House, Berwick Bassett
Manor House, Berwick Bassett
Grade II Listed early 17th century manor house LinkExternal link in coursed sarsen with a tiled roof. The five bays fronting the street have stone-mullioned windows, several of which are now blocked in, and the entrances do not face the road, giving it a grim, almost prison-like aspect. The front garden is edged with undressed sarsen boulders; the sarsen theme continues beyond these with a sarsen pavement. This huge number of sarsens was probably cleared from the slopes of Berwick Bassett Down, a short distance to the east; a few sarsens still survive on the slopes of Monkton Down, just south of that.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Former (from Tags)
Manor House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0996 7339 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.5640N 1:51.4820W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0998 7336
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Village Street  Manor House  Sarsen Stone  Sarsen  Mullions  Mullioned Window  King Mullion  Stone Mullioned Windows 

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