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Description: Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 142814
OS Grid Reference: SU7328715978
OS Grid Coordinates: 473287, 115978
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9386, -0.9583
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SU 71 NW CLANFIELD SOUTH LANE, Chalton
6/5 Manor Farmhouse
House. C14 aisled hall with timber posts surviving, C15 cross wing and passage,
C16 reduction of the hall and insertion of fireplaces and upper floor, C17 refacing
of the cross wing, C18 addition, and minor C19 and C20 changes. The west front
wall is a refacing of flint, with brick quoins, cambered arches to the ground-
floor openings (two filled), with older stone quoins in the lowest part: the much-
altered south wall has flintwork in the lower part with stone and brick quoins,
the upper part being a refacing(C19) in brickwork of English bond: the north
elevations are of flint with brick dressings (indicating alterations): the east
elevations (in two planes) showing an exposed bricknogged timber frame (C16) and
flintwork with brick dressings (C18): Tile roof, hipped at the west, has a gable
and half-hip at the east ends. Symmetrical south front of two storeys)file windows
casements, gabled porch with decorative bargeboards. Other elevations are irregular
showing features of several periods, including a C15 stone window (with deep
interior splay). Interior: large Tudor-arched fireplace, and another fireplace
with bressumer above stone jambs, exposure of timber columns from the original C14
hall. An archaeological survey was carried out in 1968 by Prof. B Cunliffe and
John Budden, with a consequent report, explaining the phases (missing and
surviving) of the farmhouse.
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Source: English Heritage
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