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Description: Sheriffhales Manor
Date Listed: 29 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 255205
OS Grid Reference: SJ7565712094
OS Grid Coordinates: 375657, 312094
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7060, -2.3617
SJ 71 SE SHERIFFHALES C.P. SHERIFFHALES
4/13 Sheriffhales Manor.
House. Late C16, C17, and heavily restored circa 1952. Timber framed
with much planted tuber and rendered infill panels, decorated with concave
lozenges and balusters in porch and cross wing. C2O tile roofs with partial
catslide over outshut to rear. Irregular cruciform plan with 4 framed bays
to left, projecting 4 framed bay gabled cross wing off-centre to right,
3 framed bays to right, and 2 storey gabled porch off-centre to left.
2 storeys and garret with 2 storey and attic cross wing. Porch and cross
wing with jettied first floors, plain barge boards with pierced finials,
central ridge stack, ridge stack on cross wing off-centre to right, and
large stone stack to right at rear with 3 square brick shafts. Irregular
1:1:1:1:3 window front. C20 leaded mullioned and transomed and cross
windows. C17 four-centred nailed door in porch off-centre to left with
4 arched panels, 2 square panels beneath with raised lozenges, and guilloche
enriched architrave; C20 French casements off-centre to right. Interior:
restored 3-flight C17 square well staircase with square newels, bulbous
finials, arcaded balustrade and moulded handrail; 2 fireplace overmantels
of 3 bays with arched panels, one with tapered Ionic pilasters; such re-
ordered panelling; queen strut roof trusses. The Rev. John Woodhouse,
Puritan Divine, kept on Academy or Provincial University here, c 1675-1696.
Listing NGR: SJ7565712094
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Source: English Heritage
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