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Description: The Manor House
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250682
OS Grid Reference: SU3600187708
OS Grid Coordinates: 436001, 187708
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5871, -1.4818
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SU38NE CHILDREY CHURCH ROW
SU3687 (South side)
7/55,12/55 The Manor House
25/10/51 (Formerly listed as The Manor)
House. Early Cl6, remodelled c.1900. Uncoursed chalk rubble, limestone
dressings and buttresses; stone slate roof, brick stacks. Eearly C16 block to
left with taller and slightly earlier wing to right which was largely
remodelled when the rear right extensions were built. 2 storeys, 7-window range
to front facing church. Two left bays have 3-light cavetto-moulded stone-
mullioned early C16 leaded casements with arched heads and label moulds. Door
immediately to right has four-centered arch of c.1900 leading to an early C16
doorway with moulded 4-centered architrave and 6-panelled door of c.1900. All
windows to right are 2 and 3-light windows of c.1900 in similar style to the
original; also 2 one-light windows of c.1900 with splayed stone surrounds.
Gabled roof, right block has asymmetrical gables facing front and rising to the
right; four-flue ridge stack of c.1900 to left wing and double-flue ridge stacks
rise flush from right gable walls. Left side of early C16 wing has similar
2-light early C16 windows and canted bay windows of c.1900 to rear. Left gable
wall of right block is timber framed with close studding, and exposed section
of rear wall has similar early C16 two-light window over blocked C16 door. The
remaining rear right extension was all built c.1900 in similar style and
materials. Interior not inspected. The house was owned by the Fettiplace family
in the C16, and enlarged c.1900 by William Schoolcroft Burton, J.P.
Listing NGR: SU3599887708
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Source: English Heritage
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