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Manor House and Manor Cottage, Swindon

Description: Manor House and Manor Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 318690

OS Grid Reference: SU1383986577
OS Grid Coordinates: 413839, 186577
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5779, -1.8017

Location: Cheney Manor Road, Swindon SN2 2LL

Locality: Swindon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN2 2LL

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Listing Text

Rodbourne Cheney
1/30 Manor House and Manor Cottage

House, now 2 dwellings. Late C16 to C20. Coursed Swindon stone
rubble and squared quoins. C18 section with limestone ashlar
quoins and limestone rubble used decoratively with Swindon stone.
Stone stacks with diamond brick shafts. Stone tiles and ridges.
Core building late C16, 2 bays with offset room having wide gable
to front. In C18 lengthened by 1 bay and refronted. Early C19
dairy extension to left with hayloft over, and late C19 brick
addition to rear with service rooms. C20 lean-to porch with
cloaks. All 2-storey. Core building has hollow chamfered stone-
mullioned windows, and 3-light cross windows at rear, with pointed
relieving arches. Gable now has off-centre C19 tripartite 4-pane
sashes. C18 remodelling of right wing has 3 bays 16-pane sashes in
flush quoined surrounds and central flat roofed porch having
original doorcase reset forward. Original dairy to left has 16-pane
sash and casement window. Rear late C19 service addition part
covers original windows.
Internally, C17 panelled first floor room with Jacobean royal arms
over fireplace. Ground floor large inglenook fireplace. There are
Some minor alterations to the building now taking place (July 1985).

Listing NGR: SU1383986577

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Source: English Heritage

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