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Description: Manor Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 231117
OS Grid Reference: SP8917085561
OS Grid Coordinates: 489170, 285561
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4607, -0.6890
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SP8885 LITTLE OAKLEY
1337-0/11/199 Manor Farmhouse and attached
(Formerly Listed as:
The Manor Farm House)
Farmhouse of two C16 builds, and dated 1721. Coursed squared
limestone with Collyweston stone slate roof, coped gables and
moulded stone ridge and end stacks. 2 storeys. Chamfered
plinth. Central porch with round-headed doorway with
hood-mould, studded door. 3-light stone mullioned windows
above with round-headed lights. Iron-framed gudgion-hung
casement openings. Projecting wing to left has similar windows
to ground and first floors, that to ground floor longer
(perhaps lengthened), and originally had a gable end stack.
Lean-to between porch and wing. Range to right of porch
rebuilt 1721 (datestone in gable end) has 3-light
square-headed hollow-chamfered stone mullioned windows, longer
to ground floor. Low range of outbuildings attached to right.
L-shaped wing to rear, probably earlier C16, has small one-
and 2-light stone mullioned windows with 4-centred heads to
lights, and a tiny reset cusped light. Interior: cross-passage
plan. Ground-floor room to left of cross-passage has wide late
C16 chamfered segmental fireplace now incorporating a
bolection moulded chimneypiece brought C20 from Boughton
House, where it may originally have been intended for the
"unfinished wing". Late C16 roof survives over this part:
truss arch braced to tie with queen struts to collar,
wind-braced. C16 moulded stone chimneypiece recently uncovered
in room above porch. Original plan obscured by later
Listing NGR: SP8917085561
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Source: English Heritage
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