Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224224
OS Grid Reference: TG3419333639
OS Grid Coordinates: 634193, 333639
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8493, 1.4766
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BACTON CHURCH LANE
9/9 The Manor House
Farmhouse. Late C16 with alterations and additions C19. Flint with brick
dressings and thatched roof. C16 range runs east-west. South front of 2
storeys. Central C20 door under hood on labels. 3-light C20 casement to
right in blocked original doorway. C20 French window to left and 2 small
casements. 3 C20 first floor casements in reduced openings. All principal
windows with square hoods on labels. Gabled roof. Stepped external west
gable stack partly rebuilt but substantially C16. Internal east gable stack
with square plinth supporting 3 octagonal bell-based flues. North side
dominated by centrally placed 2 storey hipped privy tower, much rebuilt.
Pantiled outshuts obscure most of the ground floor, the upper floor pierced
by occasional C20 casements amid scars of blocked C16 windows. 2 storey late
C19 brick wing added to east, running north-south. Slate roof. Single storey
canted bay windows left and right of panelled door. 3 sashes first floor.
Gabled roof with internal end stacks. Interior. C19 wing re-uses timber
studs. Original wing entered through round arch. Eastern room with chamfered
bridging beam terminating in tongue stops. Fireplace with re-used overmantel.
Possible remains of dais window in north wall. Centre room with 2-light ovolo
mullioned timber window now looking into north outshut. West room with
chamfered bridging beams and 3-light ovolo mullioned casement. In room above
remains of blocked 4-light ovolo mullioned window. Roof of tie beams and
2 tiers of butt purlins.
Listing NGR: TG3419333639
Source: English Heritage
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