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Description: Hampstead Manor
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 100597
OS Grid Reference: SX8042561624
OS Grid Coordinates: 280425, 61624
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4423, -3.6853
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SX 86 SW LITTLEHEMPSTON
5/49 Hampstead Manor (formerly
listed as Hampstead)
House, formerly a farmhouse. C16 north wing with circa late C16/early Cl7 south
wing. Stone rubble. Slate roof with gabled and half-hipped ends. Two storeys.
Four window range. Various casements. Moulded doorframe at centre to cross-
passage with moulded panelled door. Similar moulded doorframe at rear of
cross-passage. Cross-wing at south end has roof with half-hipped end at front
and at rear gabled with two large window openings on ground and first floors
with large ovolo moulded lintels. Ground floor has three-light ovolo moulded
wooden mullion window. On either side of cross-wing a stone external chimney
stack with set-offs. Another rendered chimney stack at north gable end. Circa
early C19 outbuilding at south end, now part of house. Interior: north wing has
jointed cruck trusses. Cross-passage has plank and muntin screens with bead
moulding to muntins. Heavy moulded wooden doorframe from cross-passage with
baluster-shaped carved stops. Similar doorframe above on first floor. At north
end open fireplace with massive wooden bressummer and oven, framed open-well
staircase with chamfered handrail, square newels with moulded tops, wide
unmoulded closed string, and square chamfered balusters. Cross-wing has large
unchamfered ceiling beams supported on wooden corbels on braces. First floor
room above has fireplace with moulded bressummer. In the roof of the cross-wing
there is said to be date 1647 and arms of the Earls of Arundel.
Listing NGR: SX8042561624
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Source: English Heritage
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