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Description: Manwood Close
Date Listed: 19 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 177678
OS Grid Reference: TR3276858519
OS Grid Coordinates: 632768, 158519
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2782, 1.3362
There is also a scheduled monument, Sandwich town walls: section extending 40yds (36m) on N side of Strand Street, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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5275 STRAND STREET
No 91 (Manwood Close)
and No 93 (Manwood Court)
[Formerly listed as
No 91 (Manwood Court)]
TR 3258 1/53 19.5.50.
TR 3258 5/53
Originally Sir Roger Manwood's Grammar School, now 2 private houses. Dated
1564 in iron letters, forming the dogs of beams behind, on the front of the
house. Restored in 1892. Thin yellow brick, 2 storeys and attic. Seven windows,
5 dormers with crow-stepped gables terminating in small octagonal shafts.
(The finials now missing). Parapet between the gables. The original windows
exist in the gables in lead lights. Moulded labels still remain over the windows
in the gables and the 1st floor. Sash windows inserted on the 1st floor.
Sash windows inserted on the 1st floor, glazing bars intact, and one small
bay at the east end. Modern windows on the ground floor. C19 ground floor
projection towards the east end, with porch in front of it having a shaped
gable. The east and west walls have 2 chimney breasts, each with half a stepped
gable on the outer sides of these and a pointed gable of the house between
the chimney breasts, these pointed gables terminating in the same small round
shafts as the dormers of the main front.
Listing NGR: TR3276058520
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Source: English Heritage
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