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Description: Minley Manor
Date Listed: 26 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 136737
OS Grid Reference: SU8222758001
OS Grid Coordinates: 482227, 158001
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3152, -0.8215
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SU 85 NW HAWLEY MINLEY ROAD
6/2 Minley Manor
1858-60, Henry Clutton, architect. Additions 1886-7 George Devey, architect,
1898 Arthur Castings. A large house in the French chateau style. 2 and 3
storeys with gables, high French roofs and towers. Built of red brick with stone
dressings and diaper blue brick. Slate roof. The entrance front is very varied.
Its plan is basically E-shaped, 1 storey tripartite porch with basket arches. To
right a tower with tall French roof and very tall chimney stack. Circular oriel
to left of tower. Behind porch 2 gabled dormers set against high roof with
central lucarne. To left-of this is a gable with a bellcote set above a lozenge-
shaped clock face. To left and in front of gable is a semicircular projection
with parapet of interlacing Gothic arches. To left again is a gabled dormer and,
at the end of facade, a tall octagonal tower crowned by an octagonal copper-
covered roof surmounted by a cupola-topped lantern. At right angles to this
facade is a 2-storeyed gable block ending in a large tower with high French roof.
The entrance court is enclosed on its two other sides by brick walling, and the
court is approached from the side through a gateway with basket arch. To left of
arch is an octagonal turret and gable lodge with mullion windows, slate roof and
central chimney stack. The garden front is also varied. To the left is a
2-storeyed block with mullioned and transomed windows on both floors and large
gabled dormers set in a high French roof. The facade is set back to the right
and has a cloister at ground floor level. This has round columns, slightly
pointed arches and contains a memorial to George Devey, architect. To right of
facade rising above cloister is a chapel. This built of stone and knapped flint,
has lancet windows set in blank arcading, a polygonal apse and tall copper-
Listing NGR: SP7745362312
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Source: English Heritage
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