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Description: Manor House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 224558
OS Grid Reference: TG1319336640
OS Grid Coordinates: 613193, 336640
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8849, 1.1673
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TG 13 NW BACONSTHORPE CHURCH LANE
7/5 Manor House Farmhouse
4.10.60 as Glebe Farmhouse)
House, C18 facade on earlier core dated 1635. Brick in Flemish bond with
coloured headers, black glazed pantiles to first 4 bays of front, pantiles
to rest of roof. In two builds now under continuous roof, single range,
of 6½ bays to left, of 2 lower bays to right with 1st floor walls raised
to eaves level of left bays. 2 storeys and attic. Left 6½ bays with platband
of moulded brick, dentil cornice. Doorway to 6th bay with C19 door, upper
part glazed, under rectangular light. Cross windows with glazing bars, ½
width windows to ½ bay to right of door. Skew back arches of soft thin gauged
bricks to windows and door from 2nd to end ½ bay. 1st bay ground floor window
renewed under later wider arch. 1st floor windows under soldier arches.
Blocked windows to 1st, 3rd and 5th bays of 1st floor and to 3rd bay of
ground floor. 3rd bay a chimney bay with axial chimney. 2-storey 2 bays
to right in pebble flint with brick dressings, dentil cornice, door to left,
2-light casements to ground and lst floor of right bay; end axial stack.
Single storey lean-to to right hand gable under pantiles. Left hand gable
in brick with moulded platband and flint base; 2 blocked windows to 1st floor;
one blocked and rendered window to attic. Rear: rendered outshut for stair
behind 3rd (chimney) bay; lower wall to right in coursed flint; continuous
single storey lean-to in 3 builds to left; no windows to upper wall. The
left 2 bays in pebble flint have upper walls of brick. Interior: 3 cells,
stack to bay 3 encased, fragment of painted plaster to left cell chimney
bay with black letter text and date 1635; central cell now partitioned,
jewel stepped chamfered beams; right cell with roll moulded beams having
step chamfer stops, attic floor lower; roof timbers renewed C19.
Listing NGR: TG1319336640
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