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The Manor House, Fordwich

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 171143

OS Grid Reference: TR1803059753
OS Grid Coordinates: 618030, 159753
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2951, 1.1259

Location: King Street, Fordwich, Kent CT2 0DH

Locality: Fordwich
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT2 0DH

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Listing Text

(south side)

The Manor House
TR 1859 27/219 29.9.52.


Early C17. Not the original Manor House, but came to be called such because occupied by
a family called Manners. L-shaped timber-framed building with plaster infilling,
the ground floor rebuilt in painted brick and stucco, the first floor oversailing
a moulded bressumer with the initials "M.B." at its north east angle and a
bracket at the north west angle. Tile roof. At the north end of the east
front ornamental timbering and a gable containing an attic window with a cove
beneath the gable. One window above a three-light window with casements above
a hung sash window with glazing bars. At the south end of the first floor
of the east front is a long workshop window. Three windows above two to the
northern elevation.

Listing NGR: TR1803059753

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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