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Description: Manor Cottage
The Manor House
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 251051
OS Grid Reference: SU3421893403
OS Grid Coordinates: 434218, 193403
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6384, -1.5069
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STANFORD-IN-THE-VALE CHURCH GREEN
SU3493 (West side)
9/221 The Manor House and Manor
(Formerly listed as Manor
House. C16/early C18 main block. Coursed limestone rubble, limestone ashlar
quoins and door dressings, brick window dressings; mid C19 plain tile and
fish-scale tile roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. Early Georgian style. 2
storeys and attic; 4-bay range. Segmental pediment and moulded stone architrave
to C20 French windows in original doorway. Gauged flat brick arches and
architraves to all window openings: one blocked and 3 early C18 cross windows to
left, 3 mid C18 to right. Raised and chamfered quoins; dentilled wood cornice. 2
gabled roof dormers, with early C20 casements. Hipped roof; ridge stack. Right
side wall has similar 5-window range of mid C18 sashes and one mid C19 horned
sash. To rear are mid C18 sashes and keyed flat stone arch over 6-panelled door
with overlight adjoining reset C13 slit window. Interior not inspected but noted
as having early C18 panelled rooms and early C18 staircase. Subsidiary features:
to left of front is one storey and attic and 2-storey 3-window range of coursed
limestone rubble, with stone slate and old tile roof, brick ridge stack, and C18
three-, 5- and 2-light leaded casements; rear wall rebuilt c.1870 in banded
flared and red brick. Interior: Noted as having C16 fireplaces and smoke
blackened roof.(V.M. Howse, Stanford-in-the-Vale: A Parish Record, Vol.IV, 1962,
pp.133-9 (includes plan and photographs); N.M.R.).
Listing NGR: SU3421893403
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Source: English Heritage
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