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Description: Dunhampstead Manor
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 147826
OS Grid Reference: SO9198060277
OS Grid Coordinates: 391980, 260277
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2406, -2.1189
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HIMBLETON CP DUNHAMPSTEAD
SO 96 SW
(formerly listed as
29.12.52 Dunhampstead Manor
Farmhouse, now house. Early C17 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with painted brick infill, refacing and replacement walling,
lias limestone rubble base and plain tiled roofs. H-plan; hall of two
framed bays aligned north-west/south-east with through passage and fire-
place backing onto passage with brick ridge stack; both wings are of two
framed bays. Two storeys. Framing: only exposed in wings; main south-west
gable end of north-west wing has two rows of rectangular panels and south-
east wing has two rows of square panels at first-floor level; north-west
side elevation has close-set studding on the ground floor and three rows
of small square panels above with short straight upper braces; south-east
side elevation has three rows of panels from sill to wall-plate and a long
straight braces, across the left lower corner; collar and tie-beam trusses
at gable ends have three struts to collar and V-strut in apex. Main south-
west elevation: C20 casements throughout; hall has large opening with
cambered head and glazed C20 doors; above is a gabled dormer with moulded
finial and a 2-light window; at right side is a gabled balustraded C19 porch
on brick base with moulded finial and a C20 glazed door; both gable ends
have a 3-light window with a plank weathering on both floors; C19 chimney
to left side of left cross-wing roof. Interior not inspected. Main entrance
to north-east elevation of hall within a lean-to addition on brick piers, now
bricked in. A single-bay addition adjoins the rear gable end of the north-
west cross-wing with external steps to its side elevation leading to an upper
level doorway, now blocked. The building stands on a former moated site.
(VCH 3 (ii) p 39).
Listing NGR: SO9198060277
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