Description: Manor House
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
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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TL 67 SE FRECKENHAM CHURCH LANE
3/24 Manor House
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
Source: English Heritage
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