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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6341 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: -1.7008 / 1°42'2"W

OS Eastings: 420345

OS Northings: 304080

OS Grid: SK203040

Mapcode National: GBR 4FD.W9F

Mapcode Global: WHCH3.V18Y

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 11 May 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386534

Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79

County: Staffordshire

District: Tamworth

Town: Tamworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Tamworth

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Tamworth St Editha

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


TAMWORTH

SK2004SW LICHFIELD STREET
670-1/6/105 (North side)
11/05/50 No.95
The Manor House

GV II

House, now offices. Early C19 remodelling of earlier house,
with C17/18 origins. Brick with ashlar dressings; hipped tile
roof. Georgian style. Double-depth central-staircase plan. 2
storeys; symmetrical 5-window range, 2 windows to each end in
forward breaks. Ashlar plinth, ground floor sill band; top
cornice. Entrance up 3 steps has doorcase with architrave,
fluted frieze and consoled cornice, overlight to 6-panel door.
Windows have rubbed brick flat arches, those to ground floor
over 12-pane sashes; 1st floor has windows with sills, and
12-pane top-hung casements. End small single-storey wings have
entrances with doorcases, that to left with stone-coped
parapet, that to right with segmental-headed window with
12-pane sash. Rear has architraved entrance with large windows
to forward break to left with 12-pane sashes. Interior much
altered, with stick-baluster stair. Reputed to be the home of
Sir Thomas Guy, the founder of Guy's Hospital, London and
Guy's Almshouses, Tamworth, who also built the Town Hall
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: SK2034504080

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