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East Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bramley, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1909 / 51°11'27"N

Longitude: -0.5553 / 0°33'18"W

OS Eastings: 501056

OS Northings: 144510

OS Grid: TQ010445

Mapcode National: GBR FD4.BFL

Mapcode Global: VHFVV.BB9D

Entry Name: East Manor House

Listing Date: 9 March 1960

Last Amended: 28 October 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291233

Location: Bramley, Waverley, Surrey, GU5

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Bramley

Built-Up Area: Bramley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Bramley

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ 04SW BRAMLEY C.P. HIGH STREET
(West Side)

5/35 East Manor House
9/3/60 (Formerly listed
as East Manor
House and attached
cottages).

GV II*

House. Principal range circa 1540, with later C16 and C17 extensions. Timber
framed on rendered plinth with whitewashed render infill to exposed frame, some
brick cladding to ground floor and plain tiled roofs. Irregular plan with main
range to south, gabled cross wing to east end (facing street) and wing to north
at right angles. Two storeys with attics in gables. Street front:- Large gable
to right with Queen-post truss, and diagonal bracing to first floor. One leaded
five-light window to first floor, one three-light and one two-light window on
the ground floor. Offset stack to left and large C17 sandstone and brick crow-
stepped stack to left end. Single storey screen wall to left of centre with
round arched, ribbed and studded door. Left hand return front (Principal front)
facing south:- Two storeys, jettied on moulded bressumer to first floor. Four
framed bays to left with ogee bracing to first floor. Three leaded casement
windows to first floor and two small, square bay windows below with further window
between. One four-light window on each floor of gabled bay to right. Door to
right of centre at junction with cross wing, massive multiple, corbelled stacks
to ridge of rear wing to left. Rear:- Wings project to form courtyard with fine
tall, gabled stair vice with decorative half-circle framing. Door to ground floor
right with diamond shape framed panel over. Irregular, leaded fenestration above.
Interior:- Substantial quantities of framing exposed and deep brick fireplaces.
Stop chamfered spinebeams to main rooms. Original spiral central newel stair
surviving. Some wall paintings of C16 date survive - some on beams and others on
canvas attached to walls, including fragments of texts, and floral patterns.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.118.
V.C.H. (1967 Edn) Vol. III. pp.80-86.
SURREY ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS VOL. XXXVII (1926) p.83
Article on East Manor House by P.M. Johnston.


Listing NGR: TQ0105644510

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