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Description: Royston Manor House
Date Listed: 14 June 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 161820
OS Grid Reference: TL3566940727
OS Grid Coordinates: 535669, 240727
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0483, -0.0230
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5255 MELBOURN STREET
No 14 (Royston Manor House)
(formerly listed as Royston
Manor House and Royston
Branch County Library)
TL 3540 1/72 14.6.64.
Early C18. Red stretchers, grey headers, old tiled roof. 2 storeys, basements
and attics. Stone plinth and chamfered quoins, 1st floor band. 3 box dormers,
5 sash windows in flush frames with moulded sills and cutter flat arches. 6 fielded
panelled door and oblong traceried fanlight in architrave surround under hood
on carved consoles.
Back elevation in plum coloured brick with red brick dressings. Mansard old tiled
roof with 2 box dormers behind stone coped parapet. Plinth, 1st floor band, brick
modillioned cornice, central pedimented projection. 2:4:2 sash windows with glazing
bars in reveals under flat arches. Central pair of 1st floor windows in surround
with sill on consoles, reeded Doric pilasters, entablature with breaks forward
over pilasters. Ground floor combined central window and half glazed door in
surround of Doric half columns under entablature with pediment, triglyphs and
guttae. Later lower recessed wing on right of red brick with 2 sash windows.
Listing NGR: TL3567040729
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Source: English Heritage
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