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Description: The Old Manor
Date Listed: 16 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164896
OS Grid Reference: SE7981922967
OS Grid Coordinates: 479819, 422967
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6971, -0.7925
REEDNESS MAIN STREET
SE 72 SE
(south side, off)
5/37 The Old Manor
House. Early C18 with later alterations. Brick, partly rendered and
colour-washed. Pantile roof. Originally L-shaped on plan: surviving
section represents 3-room south front with lobby entry to left; 2-room wing
to rear right demolished c1950. 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Moulded
plinth. Step to C20 half-glazed door in original opening with wooden
architrave beneath brick flat arch, flanked by single C20 windows in
original openings beneath segmental arches. Inserted entrance to right with
steps to C20 door beneath segmental arch. First floor: C20 casements in
original segmental-headed openings; small casement to left. Corbelled brick
eaves. Stone-coped gable with shaped kneeler to left, roof hipped to right.
Axial stack. Rear (facing street) has lobby entry with 6-fielded-panel door
and C20 casements in segmental-headed openings. Interior. Original details
include: good moulded wooden cornice and spine beam to ground floor left;
fielded-panel dado with moulded skirting to ground floor centre; exposed
joists to kitchen, ground floor right; 6-fielded-panel doors and window
shutters in panelled reveals and architraves. Cellar beneath kitchen,
entered from rear, contains reused timber wall-posts, rails and studs to
support plaster floor above.
Listing NGR: SE7981922967
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Source: English Heritage
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