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Description: Manor House
Date Listed: 15 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 286438
OS Grid Reference: TM2224753668
OS Grid Coordinates: 622247, 253668
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1366, 1.2462
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CLOPTON MANOR ROAD
TM 25 SW
8/24 Manor House
House. C16. Timber-framed with colourwashed render and brick with a
plaintile roof, originally thatched. Two storeys. Entrance front: close
studded walling with arched braces. C20 door at right with a 2-light
window to right of that, all the fenestration on this front being of C20
date. To left of this is a 4-light window with 4-centered heads to the
lights and to the far left is a 3-light window. The first floor has a 3-
light window at left, a 4-light window at centre with 4-centered heads to
the lights and a 2-light window at far right. Deep plinth of Flemish bond
brick with 2 off-sets. Save for the first floor window at far left all the
fenestration has been heavily restored in the C20 with diamond-section
mullions. The ground and first floor 4-light windows are divided by a deep
moulded transom which may have been brought from elsewhere. To the ridge
at left is a stack of 2 flues. The right hand gable end has brick walling
to the ground floor with a 5-light C20 casement at right. The first floor
has a 4-light casement with diamond-shaped mullions and a single light to
the attic. The left hand gable end is of brick and has a 4-light ground
floor window and 3 and 2-light windows to the first and attic floors.
Outshut to left of this with a stable door. Rear: lean-to outshut at right
with a 3-light and a single-light window and at left of this a projecting
gabled porch with C20 arched door. In the re-entrant angle at right is a
5-light window with moulded mullions and to the first floor above this a 2-
light long window.
Interior: Not inspected at the time of resurvey (1987). The description
of 1971 records it as having an inserted floor of c.1600 to the hall, a
screen passage with a pair of 4-centered door heads, a cross-wall with
curved braces, further exposed timber elsewhere and fireplaces with 4-
Listing NGR: TM2224753668
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Source: English Heritage
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