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Description: Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 316013
OS Grid Reference: ST8404683117
OS Grid Coordinates: 384046, 183117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5467, -2.2315
ST 88 SW (west side)
2/200 Manor Farmhouse
Farmhouse, dated 1676, extended in mid C19, rubble stone with
imitation stone slate roof and two diagonally-shafted ashlar ridge
stacks. 2½ storeys, originally with symmetrical double-gabled 3-
window front of ovolo-moulded mullion windows and hoodmoulds but
with matching third gable added in mid C19. Original range has
attic 2-light, first floor 3-light each side and 2-light centre,
and ground floor 4-light with king-mullion each side of door in
flush moulded doorcase. c1830-40 added porch by J. Thomson, lean-
to but with shallow open pedimental gable and ball finial. Ashlar
chamfered outer piers with curious swollen caps. C19 barge boards.
Added gable to right has similar attic and first floor windows and
barge boards. Rear has four gables, stepped forward from right to
left, the left gable C19 the right gable obscured by added rear
wing. Manor Farm is illustrated in J. Thomson's unpublished 1845
History of the Church and Village of Alderton 77, with barge boards
and porch but without added gable.
Listing NGR: ST8404683117
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Source: English Heritage
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