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Description: Eastbury Manor House
Date Listed: 28 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 198246
OS Grid Reference: TQ4570983804
OS Grid Coordinates: 545709, 183804
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5343, 0.0994
Eastbury Manor House
TQ 48 SE 6/1 28.5.54
C16, thought possibly to date from before the Dissolution, but a rainwater
head is dated 1572. Three storeys, red brick with mullioned windows of plastered
brick. H-plan, the wings on the entrance front being considerably shorter
than those at the rear which form 2 sides of a courtyard, the fourth side
being a courtyard wall. Gabled ends to wings; tall brick gables and lucarne
windows form top floor in facades. Three storey porch in right hand corner
of centre of main front with early Renaissance pedimented archway. Fine brick
copings and finials to all gabletops. Fine ornamental chimney stacks. Courtyard
originally had 2, now one, 4-storey octagonal brick stair turret. Old tile
roofs. Interior has interesting features, stairs in stair turret, fireplaces
and early C17 wall paintings. For full accounts of the house and illustrations
see 'Eastbury Manor House' a monograph by the London Survey Committee 1917,
and Essex RCHM.
Listing NGR: TQ4570983804
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Source: English Heritage
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