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The Manor House, Little Melton

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226945

OS Grid Reference: TG1659807075
OS Grid Coordinates: 616598, 307075
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6182, 1.1983

Location: School Lane, Little Melton, Norfolk NR9 3NE

Locality: Little Melton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 3NE

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Listing Text

(east side)
2/60 The Manor House
2-10-51 (formerly listed as
Manor Farmhouse)

House, early C17, brick in English bond, pantiles. L plan, 3 bays 2 storeys
attic and cellar with later wing to rear left. Principal range to north-
east: 3 bays, 2 storeys and attic; English bond; clasping polygonal angle
turrets with embattled caps, that to left rebuilt, high crowstepped gable
parapets; sawtooth brick cornice with quarter circle moulding. 3-light
casements with transoms and C19 frames, squared hood moulds of wood.
Central C19 porch with pantiles and crowstepped gable parapet, rusticated
quoins shaped brick kneelers, basket arch; wide 4-panelled door part glazed,
C19 frame, fanlight. Returns wtih similar openings to ground and first
floor, 3-light attic window with square wooden hood mould, right return
with blocked basement window. Rear: left hand side with polygonal angle
buttress and cornice as to principal facade. Shallow part-external stack
(now capped) to centre, inserted C19 cross window to stair to right. Rear:
right hand side with forward wing 2 bays wide and deep of mid C19; external
stack (now capped to left return; crow stepped gable. Interior: cellar
below right cell. Fireplace to right cell with reset parts of fire surround
in rendered moulded brick. Left cell with ΒΌ moulding to tie beam, fireplace
to centre of rear wall. C19 open string stair to central cell with curved
oak rail, newel and stick balusters. First floor with thin partitions only.
Stair to attic behind front range left within former large stack. Attic
with 2 tier roof of staggered 14cm purlins, two purlins with lambs tongue
chamfer stops; no partitions. Rear wing ground floor with canted tie beams.

Listing NGR: TG1659807075

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Source: English Heritage

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