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Manor Farmhouse, Firbeck

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 335765

OS Grid Reference: SK5635688478
OS Grid Coordinates: 456356, 388478
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3901, -1.1541

Location: 11 Kingswood Close, Firbeck, Rotherham S81 8JY

Locality: Firbeck
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S81 8JY

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Listing Text

(south side)
Manor Farmhouse


Manorial farmhouse. Late C16 - early C17, altered. Rubble limestone, pantile
roof. T-shaped plan. 2 storeys with former attics, west front 1:5 windows
to 1st floor. Gabled cross-wing on left has chamfered plinth, large quoins and
4-light double-chamfered mullioned window with dripstone beneath similar 3-
light window; blocked ovolo-moulded 2-light attic window with dripstone; roll-
moulded gable copings; original 3-light 1st-floor opening to right return.
Wing on right: original-sized 3-light mullioned window to left of inserted door
with enlarged 3-light mullioned window to its right having hoodmould. 1st floor:
casement with glazing bars against cross-wing, otherwise C20 mullioned windows
of 2, 3, 1 and 3 lights with hoodmoulds. Ashlar gable copings to right with
late C18 gadrooned finials. C20 stone ridge stack to cross-wing and to main
ridge. Rear: cross-wing: attic window as front, 3-light 1st-floor opening to
left return. Left return facing roadside: quoined, gabled bay to left of centre
indicates 2 builds. Mullioned windows enlarged with concrete surrounds, traces
of 2 original ground-floor openings and blocked 2-light attic window with dripstone,
roll-moulded gable copings. Originally the manorial home of the Cressy family
until purchased by William West of Moorgate Hall, Rotherham in the late C16.

Listing NGR: SK5635688478

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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