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Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel St. Mary, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9936 / 51°59'37"N

Longitude: 1.037 / 1°2'13"E

OS Eastings: 608603

OS Northings: 237152

OS Grid: TM086371

Mapcode National: GBR TN9.YVX

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.X5L0

Entry Name: Manor House

Listing Date: 30 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278825

Location: Capel St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Capel St. Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Capel St Mary with Little Wenham and Great Wenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 03 NE CAPEL ST MARY OLD LONDON ROAD
3/51
Manor House

GV II

House. C15/C16 or earlier origin with later alterations and additions. C19
restorations. Timber framed and plastered with some C19 brickwork. Red plain
tiled roofs. Off centre left chimney stack with attached shafts to central hall,
similar stack to right crosswing, rear external stack to left crosswing return,
central forward stack and single storey bakeoven to left extension. One storey
and attics central hall, 2 storey right and left gabled crosswings and left
forward wing. C19 barge boards to crosswing gables, 2 gabled dormers to hall and
gabled porch. 1:2:1 window range of various vertically sliding sashes to main
ranges. The C15/C16 left wing was converted into a C19 dairy and has a louvred
window to right of the bake oven and a horizontal sliding sash window over, loft
door to left return and a vertically sliding sash window to right return. C19
gabled porch to hall, segmental archway, C20 door. Rear walls, C19 red brick
faced with circular iron tie plates. Plaster and batten decoration to gables. A
small rear gable is possibly the original stair turret. Much of the original
frame is concealed, but heavy chamfered ceiling and bridging joists are exposed
in the main rooms. There is a simple 2 armed crown post roof, supported by an
arch braced cambered tie beam in the left crosswing. Halved and bridled top
plate scarf to rear wall. A heavy bridging joist supported by a moulded jowled
storey post in the kitchen, probably supporting the inserted hall ceiling. The
left wing still retains a C19 dairy with brick floor, bake oven and meat hooks on
ceiling beams. Halved and bridled top plate scarf, arched wall braces.


Listing NGR: TM0860337152

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