Description: Manor House
Date Listed: 18 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 333632
OS Grid Reference: SE4387804740
OS Grid Coordinates: 443878, 404740
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5375, -1.3394
SE40 SW BILLINGLEY HIGH STREW
6/4 Manor House
Farmhouse. Early C19 with late C16 or early C17 rear wing.
Wing: partly timber-framed. Main range: coursed dressed sandstone,
Welsh slate roof, renewed brick stacks. L-shaped plan: 4-bay main
range and short wing projecting from rear right. Main range: ashlar
plinth, large quoins. Panelled door to bay 2 in quoined surround
with shaped keystone cut onto lintel. 3 ground-floor windows with
projecting sills and lintels cut to resemble voussoirs, C20 casements.
4 similar lst-floor windows, bay 2 window narrower. Brick end stacks
and a ridge stack between bays 3 and 4. Rear wing: upper walling
infilled in brick, steeply-pitched roof. Interior of wing retains
2 heavy transverse beams to ground-floor room. Post and truss timber
framing visible in upper rooms, wall posts, some original stud infill,
braces and wallplates exposed. Original roof structure visible in
loft has 2 king-post trusses with braces to ridge.
Listing NGR: SE4387804740
Source: English Heritage
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