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Description: Manor House
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108824
OS Grid Reference: SY8053784418
OS Grid Coordinates: 380537, 84418
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6591, -2.2767
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18/372 WINFRITH NEWBURGH HIGH STREET
20.11.59 (South-East Side)
(Formerly listed as
House. Late C16 origin, considerably altered in C18 and early C19. Brick and stone
walls, roof part tiled, part stone slated, brick stacks. L-shaped plan, rear wing -
C16 - was originally longer, shortened in early C19. Main block of two storeys and
attics. Central panelled door with fanlight, and raised cement surround. Ground
floor has two double-hung sash windows with centre glazing bars. First floor has
four double-hung sash windows with glazing bars. Attic has three hipped dormers
with casements with glazing bars. Rear wing of two storeys. South elevation has,
on ground floor, one double-hung sash window with glazing bars and a blocked
doorway. First floor has one horizontally sliding sash window with glazing bars and
two blocked windows. Small extension in angle between main block and rear wing,
with lean-to roof of stone slates.
North of the main block, a range of one storey and attics, containing the kitchen
and former service rooms - now partly converted to a separate unit - "Manor
Cottage" - (in same ownership as Manor House). Front elevation of this range has a
modern part-glazed door and metal windows. At south end, a projecting section with
gable end to road. Rear elevation of this range has ledged door and a pair of
glazed doors. Modern metal window and one double-hung sash on ground floor. Attic
has two dormers with casements with glazing bars.
Internally, the kitchen has a stone fireplace with moulded cambered lintel and
jambs, probably re-set. The rooms north of this have heavy oak ceiling beams. In
the main block, the central ground floor room has a chamfered oak ceiling beam with
run-out stops. Several early C19 doors with raised panels. Good C16 oak staircase
in south wing, with heavy turned balusters and rectangular section newels with
carved caps. Arch at foot of stair has carved heads as "keystones". C16 moulded
oak door frame in entrance to ground floor room of this wing. In the main block,
three first floor rooms have C18 panelling with raised panels and moulded cornices.
RCHM Monument 3.
Listing NGR: SY8053784418
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Source: English Heritage
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