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Description: Maltravers Manor House
Old Manor Cottage
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250698
OS Grid Reference: SU3591987345
OS Grid Coordinates: 435919, 187345
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5838, -1.4830
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CHILDREY WEST STREET
SU38NE (North side)
7/188 Maltravers Manor House and old
25/10/51 (Formerly listed as The Old Manor
House. Mid-late C16, extended to rear left in early-mid C17. Roughcast front
over original timber frame; square framing exposed to rear right; left side
wing has same square-framing exposed but is mainly weatherboarded; Welsh slate
roof to front and old tile roof to rear of right side, stone slate to left
wing; brick stacks and left end stack of uncoursed sarsen rubble with chalk
quoins and bands and C18 brick to top. L-plan, with through-passage adjoining
ridge stack of right wing. 1 1/2-storey, 4-window range. Bracketed flat hood
over early C19 6-panelled door. Early C19 canted 5-light windows to ground
floor, and two similar 3 and 4-light windows to first floor; canted 5-light
leaded casement to right gable wall; 3-light leaded casements and 4-lights
casement to late C19 dormers. Left side wall has 3-window range; irregular
fenestration consists of C20 casements; one late C19 three-light casement, 2-
light leaded casement, and C18 six-light leaded casement with king-mullion; 3-
light leaded casements to rear. Front has jettied and gabled wall to left
adjoining gabled front wall of left wing; gabled roof; end and ridge stacks.
Interior: Chamfered beams; stone flag floor; C18 range with pot-bar and oven to
rear left room, and also mid-late C17 panelling to right side of room; quarter-
turn and straight-flight stairs to rear right and centre of left wing; spiral
stairs with mid C18 turned balusters adjoins centre stack of front range; no
truss visible in rear left wing, but front wing has arch-braced collar-trusses
with butt purlins and windbraces.
Listing NGR: SU3591987345
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