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The Manor House, Cley Next the Sea

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 224585

OS Grid Reference: TG0452343952
OS Grid Coordinates: 604523, 343952
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9539, 1.0432

Location: High Street, Cley Next the Sea, Norfolk NR25 7RN

Locality: Cley Next the Sea
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR25 7RN

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

9/37 The Manor House

House, (the Parsonage in 1741) early C17 with late additions. Rendered and
colourwashed, black unglazed pantiles. L-plan with wing to road, 6 bays,
2 storeys and attic. Gable parapets. Street facade: gabled forward wing
to left of 2 storeys, attic and cellar, gable end stack removed, ground floor
sash to right return; 3 small 2 storeyed additions of gabled projections
to bays 2, 4 and 6, lean-to ground floor infills to bays 3 and 5; middle
projection has 6 panelled door, the upper 2 panels with leaded glazing, 9-
paned flush sash above; renewed flush sashes with glazing bars to ground
and first floors of right projection, fixed window with glazing bars to first
floor of left projection, renewed 2 light casements to ground and first
floors of bays 3 and 5; those to ground floor with glazing bars. Garden
front: 3 bays plus chimney bay between bays 1 and 2. Ball finials at base
of gable parapets; axial stack to chimney bay, gable end stacks, 3 first
floor sashes, 3 tripartite sashes to ground floor, tall casement with margin
lights to ground floor chimney bay; part glazed double leaved door to bay
3 having lattice porch and concave painted metal canopy, 3 first floor
sashes. Left gable rendered; right gable of coursed flint with some bricks,
brick dressings, doorway to left with renewed head, 2 fixed windows with
moulded brick surrounds and leaded panes to first floor, 2 attic windows
with square brick hood moulds, that to left with pintle hinges. Later wing
to right of 2 bays, 2 storeys and attic, coursed flint with brick dressings,
dentil cornice, sash to ground floor, C20 casement with glazing bars and
flush sash with glazing bars to first floor, raking roof dormer. Interior:
3 tiered roof of staggered purlins and collars, no ridge piece. Newel
stair to attic behind north-east stack. South-west gable stack enclosed.
Repositioned fire surround to south-west cell has two slender fluted downward
tapering columns with Ionic capitals to each side. Reeded window surrounds
to ground floor sashes of wing. Late C18 curved stair to 2 storeyed projection
to bay 2 of street facade, open string with square balusters, mahogany rail
with thumb groove, square reeded newel to lowest step.

Listing NGR: TG0452343952

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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