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Description: Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 140075
OS Grid Reference: SU2773848762
OS Grid Coordinates: 427738, 148762
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2374, -1.6040
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SU 24 NE KIMPTON GREAT SHODDESDON
2/1 Manor Farmhouse
House. Late C17, early C18 and early C19. Mixed wall materials, tile roof. 2-storeyed.
T-shaped block, of which the cross piece is older with thick walls now rendered,
and stone quoins (and a massive clasped buttress of stepped brickwork at the angle):
the stem of the early C18; the whole having irregular fenestration, including some
early C19 sashes. The front (south-east) of 2.1 windows has roughcast walls, 1st
floor-band, plinth, flat and cambered arches (one filled upper opening), projecting
stepped stack. Sashes of different size, and one late C19 rectangular bay (of
casements) with a hipped tile -roof. The north-east elevation is rendered above a
brick plinth,, with windows unevenly spaced and of different sizes (but all sashes)
The walls forming the internal angle (west) are of flint to the ground floor with
brick quoins, 1st floor band, cambered arches, cill band and plinth, the upper walls
of brickwork in Flemish and English bond; sashes. The hip at the north west extends
to a low eaves above an outshot & links to a narrow service wing. Of several doors
the main entrance is a glazed porch with a hipped roof. There are 2 flat-roofed
C20 dormers to the south-east and north-east elevations. Within there is a C18
staircase with slatted balusters.
Listing NGR: SU2735848129
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Source: English Heritage
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