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Description: Morestead Manor
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145488
OS Grid Reference: SU5102625255
OS Grid Coordinates: 451026, 125255
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0244, -1.2738
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SU 52 NW OWSLEBURY MORESTEAD
4/7 Morestead Manor
(formerly listed as Morestead
5.12.55 II* Farmhouse)
Manor house. Late C17 early C18. Brick with random blue headers, old plain tile
roof. Originally L-shaped with 5 bay front, 2 bays deep with at left 4 bay garden
front 2 bays deep. To end of garden front another bay added late C18 and 2 bay wing
added to rear of entrance front at right and area between this and other wing filled
C19. Entrance front 2 storey on plinth, part on cellar, centre bay slightly
projecting. C19 glazed, gabled, timber on brick base porch, with central top glazed
door, in front of this bay. To left of door 2 C18, altered C19, 12-pane sashes,
under-rubbed brick heads. To right 3 similar, but 4-paned sashes. 1st floor
string. Left 3 bays have original cross windows with leaded lights and wrought
iron casements. Right 2 window are C18 4-pane sashes. Moulded and modillioned timber
timber eaves cornice that is broken forward without modillions over central bay.
Roof hipped with large ridge stack to right wing and hipped dormers to other roof
faces. Inside full-height original staircase with turned balusters moulded hand
rail, and square section newels with ball finials. Fireplaces C18, from Longwood
house demolished 1880.
Listing NGR: SU5100525468
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Source: English Heritage
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