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Description: Witley Manor
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 152305
OS Grid Reference: SO7536564364
OS Grid Coordinates: 375365, 264364
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2769, -2.3625
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SO 76 SE GREAT WITLEY CP B 4197 (west side)
6/72 Witley Manor
House. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber-framed,
rendered brick and lath and plaster infill, tiled roof, brick shafts with
sandstone base to main stack, sandstone lining to cellar. Roughly L-plan
with right forward projecting wing and later extension projecting to the
right at rear, main entrance to the left, main stack at rear of right wing
now enclosed, further stack at rear and third later stack to left gable end.
Main elevation: 2 storeys with right gabled projecting. wing of 2 framed bays,
central gabled framed-bay and 2 further bays to left with later raised roof.
Irregular fenestration: first floor has C20 metal easement to left, single
casement. and 3-light ovolo moulded mullioned window with metal casements
and leading to central ground bay and similar window to right wing,- ground
floor has 2-light leaded casement to left and 5-light ovolo-moulded mullioned
window with leaded metal casements to right wing; C20 partly glazed door to
central gabled bay with stone steps up. Framing: 2 panels from'sill to mid-
rail and 2 panels from mid-rail to wall-plate, diagonal bracing from sill
to post at right gable end; queen struts and V-struts in gables, continuous
weather planking at lintels. Toward rear of right wing stack has 2-star
plan shafts linked by arch. Resited heavy ledge_door at rear of later extension,
Interior: fine cross-beamed ceiling with some ovolo moulded chamfers; C17
panelling in main room of right wing, altered Tudor-arched stone fireplace
has large wooden overmantel with Jacobean strapwork design. The window con-
tains some stained glass panes with heraldic designs possibly C19. Documented
as having pair cruck blades, not visible June 1984 (CBA Cruck Catalogue, no 42,
1981). Formerly known as Wall House.
Listing NGR: SO7536564364
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Source: English Heritage
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