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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 114898
OS Grid Reference: TL8532433481
OS Grid Coordinates: 585324, 233481
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9689, 0.6964
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PEBMARSH THE STREET
TL 83 SE
4/100 (27/573) The Manor House
House. Circa 1500, extended in late C16 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Main range of 2 bays facing S with axial
stack at left end, and 2-bay crosswing at right end, late C16, with C18 stack in
right return wall. Stair tower to rear of main block, c.1600, and single-storey
lean-to extension. 2-storey extension with internal stack and flat roof to rear
of crosswing. 2 storeys. 2-storey splayed bay of C20 casements on crosswing,
one-window range of C20 casements on main block, 6-panel door with top panels
glazed at front of C20 lean-to porch. Some old pargetting in panels on right
return wall. The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding with curved braces
trenched inside. The main range has chamfered transverse and axial beams, and
plain joists of horizontal section jointed to them with unrefined soffit tenons.
2 unglazed windows in rear wall, the upper one with 3 diamond mullions in situ,
now both enclosed in rear extension. The crosswing has exposed plain joists of
horizontal section, and a trimmed stair trap, now blocked. The stair tower has
an original window with 2 ovolo mullions, and some C17 leaded glass. The
crosswing has the original butt-purlin roof, roof of main range rebuilt. (The
adjacent property to the W, The Post Office, originated as the service end
crosswing of The Manor House, later partitioned off). RCHM 2.
Listing NGR: TL8532433481
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Source: English Heritage
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