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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126829
OS Grid Reference: SP1648034896
OS Grid Coordinates: 416480, 234896
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0123, -1.7613
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SP 1634 8/4 BLOCKLEY LOWER STREET
SP 1634 NW 9/4 (North-West side)
25.8.60 The Manor House
Immediately south of the Church. Site of the mediaeval summer palace of the Bishops
of Worcester. Rebuilt before 1539 and remodelled in C18. Irregular, 2 storeys and
attics; built in coursed rubble with stone tile roofs; coped verges; numerous
chimneys. 3:1:2:1:2 windows - central 2 windows flanked by gabled projections,
2 windows deep. Mostly glazing bar sash windows, right hand gable with mullioned
windows. Tudor arch doorway with carved spandrels in link section between gables;
another to right of right hand gable, 6 panelled in a cast-iron porch.
Stair in left hand gable, turned ballusters and moulded handrail of late C17 type.
Listing NGR: SP1648034896
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Source: English Heritage
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