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The Old Manor House, Highworth

Description: The Old Manor House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318386

OS Grid Reference: SU2025092453
OS Grid Coordinates: 420250, 192453
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6305, -1.7088

Location: 38 High Street, Highworth SN6 7EU

Locality: Highworth
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 7EU

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Nos 1 & 2
(The Old Manor House)

Part 1 of the item shall include the previous listing data 26.1.55


(South Side)
Nos 1 and 2
(The old Manor House)
SU 2092 SW 18/267


Dated 1656. Recasting of much older house thought to incorporate retrains
of a C15 hall. Two storeys, coursed rubble with stone slate roof of steep
pitch. Chimney to left hand gable renewed, moulded capping. Two 4 light
mullion windows with drips on first floor and central datestone panel with
carved axe and "BIS.1656".
Ground floor altered for late C191early C20 shop front. Central entrance
and flanking windows, house door to right, all under drip, with brick piers
and quoins and moulded stops to chamfers on fascia. Rough stone fascia.
Gable end to east shews a bressumer end.
Interior: large Tudor arch fireplace on ground floor and a small one on first
floor, mid C17. Moulded plank and muntin partition to first floor. Caricole
stair to right of ground floor fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU2024892443

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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