Description: Manfield House
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 322694
OS Grid Reference: NZ2178613529
OS Grid Coordinates: 421786, 513529
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5166, -1.6650
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MANFIELD VILLAGE STREET
NZ 21 SW
4/55 Manfield House
2 or 3 cottages, now house. Probably late C18 or early C19, altered c1903.
Coursed rubble and cobbles, pantile roof with stone slates at eaves.
2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows, with polygonal end to left. Quoins at
ends and to angles of polygon. On ground floor, in fourth bay, square bay
window with hipped Westmorland slate roof. Casement windows with projecting
ashlar sills and flush lintels. Hipped roof. Ashlar stacks between first
and second, third and fourth, fifth and sixth bays. Rear: irregular plan,
and with round-arched landing window with intersecting glazing bars. Left
return: French window on ground floor, casement window above. In angle
between polygon and rear staircase range, C20 polygonal 2-storey porch, with
leaved oak board doors below fanlight with radial glazing bars in round-
arched opening, and on first floor round-arched window with radial glazing
bars; castellated parapet. Interior: the house contains many pleasing
architectural fittings, imported c1903, including, in the polygonal west
sitting room, painted oak square moulded panelling and some C18 fielded
panels, also reused window shutters; some rooms have doors of 6 fielded
panels, some of 6 reeded panels, and 1 room has a Victorian door with shaped
panels brought from Cliffe Hall. Wide oak staircase. First-floor rooms not
ceiled, with king-post trusses with curved braces in polygonal bedroom, and
queen-strut trusses at east end.
Listing NGR: NZ2178613529
Source: English Heritage
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