Description: Manor Cottage
Date Listed: 15 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 286439
OS Grid Reference: TM2220553802
OS Grid Coordinates: 622205, 253802
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1378, 1.2457
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CLOPTON MANOR ROAD
TM 25 SW
8/25 Manor Cottage
House. Late C16/early C17. Timber-framed with colourwashed render and a
thatched roof. Two storeys: 2-cell baffle-entry plan. Road front: three-
light ground floor window at right with ovolo-moulded mullions, partially
renewed, 2-light window at left of centre with C20 glazing and at left a 3-
light and a 4-light window, both having diamond-section mullions, that at
right renewed. To the first floor at left of centre a 2-light window with
ovolo-moulded mullions. To the ridge at left of centre is a stack of 2
flues. Right hand gable end: 3-light window to the ground floor with
ovolo-moulded surround, widened in the C20. First floor ovolo-moulded 3-
light window. Planted fascia to the bressumer brought from Featherstone
Hall. Rear: outshut to the length of the ground floor, mostly of C20 brick
with a pantile roof. Within the outshut the rear wall of the house has
close studding with a tension brace to the right hand corner. One 4-light
window with diamond-section mullions and one 2-light window with ovolo-
moulded surround and a plank door. Panels of wattle and daub infill
showing at first floor level above the lean-to roof.
Interior: Close studded walling, chamfered ceiling beams and exposed joists
and chamfered wall plate. Massive brick stack. Jowled wall posts to first
floor level and exposed common rafters and wind bracing.
Listing NGR: TM2220553802
Source: English Heritage
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