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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145779
OS Grid Reference: SU4704425667
OS Grid Coordinates: 447044, 125667
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0285, -1.3305
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SU 42 NE COMPTON PLACE LANE
5/29 The Manor House
5/12/55 (formerly listed under
Manor House. Medieval origins, C17 building with late C18 refronting and
wing. Timber-frame core, brick,with some stone dressings. 2 storeys,
with 3 bay timber-frame building end on to road with 2 bay mid-C17 addition
added to right at far end and C18 wing added to front of this with the front
of this wing and the road end bay of the earliest part refronted late C18.
Front 2 storey 3 bay with to left projecting wing. Doorway in centre of
3 bays, with 8-panel door and semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing
bars in parallel reveal. Open Doric porch with fluted columns and full
cornice under flat hood. 5 12-pane sashes, those on ground floor larger.
Parapet with stone coping and flat roofed dormers above left 2 bays. Roof
hipped to right. Left wing projects 1½ bays with on right side early C19
4-panel door with semi-circular fanlight in corner and 2 12-pane sashes, one
above the other in centre. End of wing has C19 canted bay window, with
reused 12-pane sash in centre and 12-pane sash above. Added parapeted
front right side of wing. Roof is half-hipped. Inside late C18 interior
with older features such as behind front door in C17 range wide fireplace
with carved timber fire-surround dated 1652 with initials of Goldfinch
family, who lived there.
Listing NGR: SU4704725669
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Source: English Heritage
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