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The Manor House, Harlaston

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 272818

OS Grid Reference: SK2149510828
OS Grid Coordinates: 421495, 310828
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6947, -1.6834

Location: Main Road, Harlaston, Staffordshire B79 9JX

Locality: Harlaston
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: B79 9JX

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Listing Text


2/65 The Manor House (Formerly
listed as Black and White
27.2.64 House, Main Road)


House. Circa 1600 with C17 extensions and minor mid to late C19
alterations. Timber framed; plain tile roofs; brick stack. Main
house of 2 framed bays aligned north-south facing east with rear wing
forming a T-shaped plan, and a central eastern porch. C17 extension to
each side of the rear wing, the northern one extends the full length of
the wing, the southern one is shorter. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic,
close studding with middle rail to ground floor, first floor all-round
jetty with hollow chamfered and ovolo-moulded bresummer, square panelled
first floor, 2 to eaves level. 2 windows, C19 patterned glazing bar
casements, gables above first floor windows with C19 shaped barge boards
and finials. Central gabled and close studded porch. with C19 shaped
barge boards and finials and baluster king-post; inside is a heavy plank
door with strap hinges. The right-hand gable has wall framing similar
to that of the front with straight braces and a collar and tie beam roof
truss incorporating closely spaced studs. The left hand gable has a tie
beam and interrupted collar roof truss incorporating rectangular panels
framed by 2 vertical struts extending from tie beam to principals. The
rear wing and south extension are framed with square panels, the northern
extension is framed with close studding and middle rail. Interior: 2
large open sandstone fireplaces with heavy timber bresummers sharing the
same chimney stack; one is in the rear wing and the other in the
northernmost room of the main range. Exposed ceiling beams in the
principal range including dragon beams.

Listing NGR: SK2149510828

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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