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Description: The Manor House, and the Old Manor
Date Listed: 31 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 142370
OS Grid Reference: SU7245732810
OS Grid Coordinates: 472457, 132810
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0900, -0.9668
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SU 73 SW
NEWTON VALENCE NEWTON VALENCE
The Manor House, and The
Old Manor (Formerly listed as
31.7.63 The Manor House)
A house of many phases, now 2 dwellings. C17, C18 early and late C19. The
oldest part has walls of rubble malmstone, with a high plinth, but its east side
has an early C19 brick parapet, brick quoins: the west wall is malmstone
ashlar of 3 phases, with brick dressings, the east wall is of brickwork in
English bond, with a 1st floor band, stepped plinth. The middle part of the
block has late Tudor features with very thick walls, and includes some massive
timber framing and a large chimney breast; from it extends a long north-south
block (C17 and C18), which has a regular west front of 2 storeys and attic,
5 windows. Steep slate roof. C18 and early C19 sashes. ½-octagonal malmstone
porch. The northern part is an addition of the early C19, placed at a slight
angle. Yellow brick walls in Flemish bond with rubbed flat arches, plinth,
stone cills. Low-pitched hipped slate roof with a deep dentilled cornice.
The main east facade is symmetrical of 2 storeys 5 windows. Sashes in reveals,
the ground-floor windows reaching to floor level (and formerly opening onto a
verandah). The north end is a ½ hexagon, continuing the style. The west
side of this northern unit has been remodelled in the late C19, with an irregular
plan, similar walling, casements. The doorway is a reused early C19 case, with
an open pediment on carved brackets, arched opening with fanlight, and 6-
panelled door. Interior: the northern unit has a suite of elegant rooms, with
moulded dados, and marble fireplaces.
Listing NGR: SU7246432815
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Source: English Heritage
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