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Manor House, Freckenham

Description: Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275765

OS Grid Reference: TL6674771807
OS Grid Coordinates: 566747, 271807
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3190, 0.4451

Location: Freckenham, Suffolk IP28 8JF

Locality: Freckenham
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 8JF

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There is also a scheduled monument, Freckenham Castle (remains of), at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


3/24 Manor House
- II*

House, formerly manor house, late C17 with rear extension of 1934. 4 windows;
2 storeys and attics. Pink/buff brick with double moulded string at 1st floor,
and parapet gables. Plaintiled roof with external end chimneys of pink brick,
recapped C19 in gault brick; another external C17 chimney to rear with sunk
panel in shaft. Gabled C19 dormers with rendered cheeks and small-pane
casements. 3-light wdoden windows of C18 and C19, without lintels; metal
casements with leaded lights, some containing crown glass. Early C20 6-
panelled entrance door with flat canopy on brackets. In a rear contemporary
timber-framed and plastered wing is a fine C17 staircase of pine; heavy
panelled newels with drop-finials, and urn balusters. A ground floor room has
complete late C17 decoration, with full moulded panelling and cornice,
fireplace-surround and 2-panelled doors with broad shouldered architraves. A
1st floor room is fully panelled with wainscotting of a plainer C17 type. Other
rooms have less-complete C17 and C18 joinery. A rear service range to left,
formerly of one storey, was raised to 2 storeys and extended 1934.

Listing NGR: TL6674771807

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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