Description: Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 311613
OS Grid Reference: SU0936562267
OS Grid Coordinates: 409365, 162267
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3594, -1.8669
STANTON ST BERNARD THE STREET
SU 06 SE
7/193 Manor Farmhouse
Manor house, later farm, now house. C17 and early C19. Sarsen
with limestone dressings. Slate roof. 'L'-plan, front block of 3
bays with central stair hall, and service wing to rear beyond
through passage behind left parlour. Re-entrant angle brought out
to square in early C19 and reroofed with parallel ridge. Elevation
2 storeys, 3 bays, with limestone quoins, water sill, string and
drip moulding over windows. Central entrance with half-glazed door
under anse-de-panier arch, surrounded by bolection mouldings with
capitals and draped shields in arch spandrels, and large dropped
keystone. Pulvinated frieze over and broken pediment enclosing a
small urn. Datestone reading S / M. E / 1677 with volutes over,
probably Michael Smith and wife. Blind oval keyed oculi at either
side of door. Windows early C19, sixteen-pane sashes to ground
floor, 12-pane to upper floor, replacing rebated ovolo cross
windows, which remain on both floors of right gable return.
Modillion eaves and roof hipped. Rear wing on left; added early
C19, is of brick, 2 bays, 2 storeys; and a further extension beyond
a through passage, single storey containing service rooms.
Internally, early C19 stair and doors. Two C17 eared architraves
to doors at first floor level. Windows have scratched graffiti
with names of William (Smith) and Barbara Hay, dated 1720.
Listing NGR: SU0936562267
Source: English Heritage
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