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Description: Towersey Manor House
Date Listed: 5 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249145
OS Grid Reference: SP7379305096
OS Grid Coordinates: 473793, 205096
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7397, -0.9327
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TOWERSEY MANOR ROAD
SP7305 (North side)
8/131 No.45 (Towersey Manor House)
House. Probably early C19 with later C19 additions to left and to rear. Stone
uncoursed rubble with brick dressings; slate hipped roof; various brick stacks.
Double-depth plan. 2-storey, 3-window range having addition to left of 2-storey,
2-window range. Glazed double door to centre of original block with decorative
fanlight and rendered porch having Doric pilasters and cornice. Unhorned
tripartite sashes with glazing bars and cambered brick heads, to left and right
of original black. 12-pane unhorned sashes with cambered brick heads to all
other openings. Bracketed eaves. Cast-iron cornice-moulded guttering. Interior:
C19 decorative plaster ceilings in "Jacobean' style and "Adam" style to ground
floor rooms. Probably early C20 staircase to double-height hall to rear with
glazed saucer-dome skylight.
Listing NGR: SP7379305096
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Source: English Heritage
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