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Manor Farm House, Michelmersh and Timsbury

Description: Manor Farm House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 March 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 140944

OS Grid Reference: SU3521526390
OS Grid Coordinates: 435215, 126390
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0358, -1.4991

Location: Manor Farm Lane, Michelmersh, Hampshire SO51 0NT

Locality: Michelmersh and Timsbury
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 0NT

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There is also a scheduled monument, Manor Farm (uninhabited area), at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

SU 32 NE
5/1 Manor Farm House

22.3.79 II*

Farmhouse. C13 medieval grange core, c1700 farmhouse range with C19 addition and
refenestration, restored 1983-4. Old part flint, mainly painted, stone dressings,
brick rebuilding, old plain tile roof, rest brick with blue headers and Flemish
garden wall bond, old plain tile roof. 2 storey, 3 bay C13 part, possibly chapel or
bailiff's lodgings on end of hall, of which wall survives on one side. On other
c1700 2 storey, 3 bay range with 2 bays added to end, projecting beyond C13 part.
Front has in centre C18 bay C20 gabled timber porch, inside top-lit wide C18 6-panel
door. To L, C19 bays with planked door to R bay. In other bays C19 paired 4-pane
sashes with similar on 1st floor and 4-pane sashes over doors. Roof half-hipped to
R, and stack at L end. On rear C15 range has to centre bay tall C13 lancet and
in C15 opening C20 timber cusped 3-light window, both with leaded lights. Over
12-pane sash. In L bay small rectangular lancet with C20 window, over tripartite
sash. These bays rendered. R bay refaced in brick, in front wall of hall with
pointed doorway, and built on this on hall site, conservatory. To R end C13
lancets either side of C14 squareheaded 3-light trefoiled and transomed window,
C20 restoration except for head. Over in C15 opening, C20 timber 4-light cusped
window. On corner sloping buttress. Inside house in C13 range on ground floors
most rear arches complete and on side against later range C13 lancet and near ends
pointed doorway with old doors. On opposite side pointed door originally into hall.
C18 part has behind door hall with some panelling and contemporary double dogleg
staircase with moulded handrail, turned balusters, square newel, and dado panelling
In end room of c1800 panelling with roundheaded cupboard and carved fireplace. On
other side of hall room with massive depressed arch brick fireplace.

Listing NGR: SP2649030990

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Source: English Heritage

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